Hi Scott ,
Any of the recommended browsers
can be used, as we have tested the product on them extensively. However, this should not limit your choice of browser, and at the end of the day it comes more or less up to your personal preference. Indeed there's some truth in the statement that the backend works fast with Chrome, however most of us are using Firefox with many add-ons, including FireBug which slows down the performance, so, like I said it's up to the user.
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