Complete tutorial by Opera Dev team on how to install Opera Mini on your desktop for development purpose.

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An important thing to know: there’s Opera Mobile and Opera Mini. Here’s the differences:

  1. Opera Mobile: mobile web browser for smartphone. Simply put, it’s like Safari / Chrome, only comes from Opera.
  2. Opera Mini: mobile web browser which uses Opera’s proxy server to compress the file size and speed up page delivery. IMPORTANT: Most of your javascript based interaction will be useless due to Opera Mini proxy’s compression.The question would be who the heck uses Opera Mini? Lots of people1  who uses featured phone and using slow internet connection2

  1. Approximately 244 million users, according to Opera’s state of mobile 2014  

  2. Third world countries 

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