Category: Web Developing

Weekly Browsers Recap, June 27th

By | June 27, 2011 | 2 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, June 27th

[Thanks, FForever]

How Does A Web Browser Work?

By | June 24, 2011 | 3 Comments

How Does A Web Browser Work?

Assuming your web browsers curiosity is through the roof and you have a plenty of time to dedicate, here is a useful web page to try.

Taligarsiel.com includes thousands upon thousands lines of text to explain (mostly) everything you ever wanted to know about the web browsers, from rendering engines to the structure itself.

Furthermore, it covers four major web browsers: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome and Safari.

Check it out.

Weekly Browsers Recap, June 21st

By | June 21, 2011 | 2 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, June 21st

[Thanks, Ichan]

ICANN Votes For New Web Domain Suffixes

By | June 20, 2011 | 2 Comments

ICANN Votes For New Web Domain Suffixes

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has voted in favor of severely enlarging the number of acceptable domain name suffixes to a number considerably above the current number of 22. Government bodies, cities, companies, or even individuals will now be able to apply for any ending they desire, in any language they want.
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Firefox: Render .PDF With HTML5 And JavaScript

By | June 16, 2011 | 4 Comments

Firefox: Render .PDF With HTML5 And JavaScriptThe future looks good.

There is some good news floating around about the future of web browsers. As of today, web browsers rely on native code plugins to display PDF files, like Adobe’s PDF reader or Foxit reader. However, this is about to change.

Fortunately for all of us, the web is quickly embracing the new technologies, and thanks to that, guys at pdf.js team plan to create a Firefox extension aka a built in PDF reader which uses HTML5 to render the documents.
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Weekly Browsers Recap + Bonus Links, June 6th

By | June 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, June 6th

FavBrowser.com

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Google To Discontinue Firefox 3.5, Internet Explorer 7 and Safari 3 Support

By | June 2, 2011 | 17 Comments

Google To Discontinue Firefox 3.5, Internet Explorer 7 and Safari 3 SupportDevelopers rejoice.

If dropping the 10 year old web browser support was not enough, IE6 that is, starting from August 1st, Google plans to discontinue Firefox 3.5, Internet Explorer 7 and Safari 3 web browsers support.

According to the official blog post, company will only support current and prior major releases of the web browsers.

We are pretty excited about the change as there is little to no reason not to upgrade your web browser.

No word about Opera yet.

Weekly Browsers Recap + Bonus Links, May 30th

By | May 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, May 30th

FavBrowser.com

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Weekly Browsers Recap + Bonus Links, May 23rd

By | May 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, May 23rd

FavBrowser.com

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WordPress Kills Internet Explorer 6 Support

By | May 20, 2011 | 27 Comments

Wordpress Kills Internet Explorer 6 Support

What took them so long?

The upcoming WordPress 3.2 release, which is now in Beta, will no longer support the Internet Explorer 6 web browser, organization said earlier this week.

Just like other major companies that decided to halt IE6 support, WordPress highlights the increasingly complex code trickery to make WP dashboard work with the 10 year old web browser.

Although it remains unclear what site webmasters would use such software; still, it’s a welcomed step forward.