Category: Web Developing

Internet Explorer 6 CSS Mess

By | March 15, 2010 | 3 Comments

Internet Explorer 6 CSS Mess

Thanks to mabdul for this! Via my.opera.com.

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Adobe Blocks HTML5

By | February 15, 2010 | 11 Comments

Adobe Blocks HTML5Sometime ago, Adobe Evangelist, Dave McCallister has said, that Adobe is one of the most open companies that are active. Furthermore, Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch claimed that “Adobe supports HTML and its evolution”.

Well, this is no longer a case, as a member of HTML5 group, Ian Hickson said the opposite: “the latest publication of HTML5 is now blocked by Adobe, via an objection that has still not been made public (despite yesterday’s promise to make it so).”

Why would Adobe do that? As new HTML5 canvas element allows adding animation, navigation elements and other interactive content, it is a direct threat to Adobe’s Flash platform.

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Opera Dragonfly Goes Open Source

By | February 11, 2010 | 6 Comments

Opera Dragonfly Goes Open SourceOne of the Opera Dragonfly developers, David Storey, has recently announced that Opera’s debugging tool has gone open-source and can already be viewed at the following BitBucket page.

As company has never launched a true open source project before, there will be a learning curve.

It was also said, that current Opera Dragonfly development is focused on JavaScript debugger improvements.

Thanks to Daniel Hendrycks for news tip.

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Make and Stab Internet Explorer Voodoo Doll

By | January 31, 2010 | 7 Comments

If you really hate Internet Explorer, this toy is for you: IE Voodoo Doll. Just take a needle and stab it all day long.

It’s easy to make one and it will only take 30-60 minutes of your time (8×8 cm or 3.15×3.15 in). Here is a tutorial to check out.

Stab Internet Explorer Voodoo Doll

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Weekly Browsers Recap, December 14th

By | December 14, 2009 | 1 Comment

Weekly Browsers Recap, December 14th

Thanks to Rob for links.

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Web Inspector Receives an Update

By | November 5, 2009 | 7 Comments

As of yesterday, nightly builds of Webkit now includes a significantly updated version of Web Inspector.

There are quite a few changes, so let’s take a look at them.

Editing Element Attributes and Style Properties #
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Weekly Browsers Recap, October 19th

By | October 19, 2009 | 2 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, October 19th

Thanks to Andrew, Daniel Hendrycks, Gabana and Nox for links!

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Google Brings Chrome Rendering Engine to Internet Explorer 6, 7 and 8

By | September 23, 2009 | 1 Comment

Google Brings Chrome Rendering Engine to Internet Explorer 6, 7 and 8In an effort to help developers build rich web apps, Google has released a plug-in for Internet Explorer.

Here’s what Google says about it:

Google Chrome Frame is an early-stage open source plug-in that seamlessly brings Google Chrome’s open web technologies and speedy JavaScript engine to Internet Explorer. With Google Chrome Frame, you can:

Start using open web technologies – like the HTML5 canvas tag – right away, even technologies that aren’t yet supported in Internet Explorer 6, 7, or 8.

Take advantage of JavaScript performance improvements to make your apps faster and more responsive.” Continue Reading

IE Program Manager Endorses HTML 5 Multimedia Tags

By | September 17, 2009 | 1 Comment

IE Program Manager Endorses HTML 5 Multimedia TagsArsTechnica writes:

A program manager on the Internet Explorer team has joined the HTML 5 revision process and has provided feedback on behalf of Microsoft. In a message to the W3C mailing list, he revealed that Microsoft supports including the video and audio elements in the specification.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, August 31st

By | August 31, 2009 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, August 31st

Thanks to Trygve Lie for links.