The compression algorithm Brotli in Chrome and Firefox

Good news for those waiting compression algorithm Brotli launch and integration in Chrome: Soon Internet browser can be faster and consume less electricity from the battery can be used when the smartphone.

Brotli can be more efficient, with up to 26% to the current compression algorithm, Zopfli and better data compression means that web pages load faster, less traffic on mobile devices and a battery that takes longer.

Firefox in version 44 should use his turn Brotli for encoding content resources obtained through https.

Although not yet available for everyone, Brotli and can be tested in Google Chrome Canary, version of Chrome for Windows and OSX with which you can try out some new products before they reach all users.

To do this, you only have to enter in the address bar as follows: chrome://flags#enable-brotli.

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Now only have to wait until it is available to everyone and can navigate Brotli both computer and mobile devices.

Brotli is a generic-purpose lossless compression algorithm that compresses data using a combination of a modern variant of the LZ77 algorithm, Huffman coding and 2nd order context modeling, with a compression ratio comparable to the best currently available general-purpose compression methods. It is similar in speed with deflate but offers more dense compression.

The specification of the Brotli Compressed Data Format is defined in the following internet draft: http://www.ietf.org/id/draft-alakuijala-brotli

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