Category: Web Developing

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.

Weekly Browsers Recap, August 10th

By | August 10, 2009 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, August 10th

Thanks to Nox for links.

Microsoft Joins HTML 5 Standard Fray in Earnest

By | August 8, 2009 | 0 Comments

Microsoft Joins HTML 5 Standard Fray in Earnest
cNET writes:

After leaving much of the creation of a new version of HTML to Apple, Google, Opera, and Mozilla, Microsoft has begun sinking its teeth into the Web standard.

The move adds clout to the effort to renovate HyperText Markup Language, the standard used to describe Web pages, which last was formally updated in 1999. In a mailing list posting on Friday, the software giant offered a host of questions and concerns with the present proposal.

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Coding a HTML 5 Layout from Scratch

By | August 4, 2009 | 2 Comments

Coding a HTML 5 Layout from Scratch
With all the buzz building around the awesomeness of HTML 5, Smashing Magazine has published a great article called “Coding a HTML 5 Layout from Scratch“.

Worth checking if you are a web developer.

Firebug for Safari, Chrome, Opera or Internet Explorer

By | July 26, 2009 | 0 Comments

If you are a hardcore Firebug addict and can’t see yourself using different tools (while enjoying other web browser), then Firebug Lite might be what you are looking for.

What can you do with it?
By adding Firebug Lite JavaScript code into your page, you can emulate some of the Firebug features in browsers other than Firefox.

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Internet Explorer Developer Tools vs. Firefox Firebug vs. Safari Web Inspector vs. Opera Dragonfly

By | July 23, 2009 | 9 Comments

The time has come to compare most popular web browsers developer tools: Internet Explorer 8 Developer Tools, Firefox Firebug (1.4), Safari Web Inspector (r46183) which is similar to Google Chrome Developer Tools and Opera Dragonfly (Alpha 3).

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Those are default installed web browsers/extensions with no settings changed. This is a mini comparison which focuses on elements inspection, source modification and overall usage rather than advanced tools. If you find yourself using features such as script debugging, elements loading speed, etc. this review might not be very helpful.
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How to Install Safari Web Inspector in Windows

By | July 22, 2009 | 3 Comments

How to Install Safari Web Inspector in WindowsBack in the old days you’ve had to add key lines to the Safari preference files and that was pretty much it, turns out this trick doesn’t work anymore (at least in Safari 4).

To install web inspector: download latest WebKit nightly build, extract files and open run-nightly-webkit.cmd

Find com.apple.Safari.plist file which is located in:

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