New and updated Web browsers are released frequently, and I try to keep track of them all. This category contains articles that mention browser news, features, bugs, plug-ins, extensions, bookmarklets, and similar.
Opera and Apple have announced that their web browsers pass the Acid3 Browser Test, but how will that help web designers and developers?
My impressions after trying out Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 for a couple of days.
Microsoft has reversed its position on how standards mode will be triggered in IE8, and has chosen to make interoperability more important that pandering to broken intranets.
Version targeting as it has been presented is an incredibly bad idea to force upon the minority of people in the web industry who have a clue.
When using getElementById to get a reference to an element via the id attribute, IE may return an element whose name attribute contains the value you’re matching.
Because of their immense fear of making broken websites that should be fixed look broken in Internet Explorer, Microsoft will make standards-aware developers jump through hoops.
The next version of Internet Explorer will be called IE 8, and passed the Acid2 test, meaning it has support for much wanted CSS features.
Browser sniffing and deliberately preventing people using a so-called unsupported browser from entering a site is a thing from the past that we do not need these days.
Don’t blame the W3C for being slow when the real problem is browser vendors not implementing existing specifications fully and properly.
John Allsopp has written a couple of handy bookmarklets that help you troubleshoot CSS without having to install a browser extension.
A rundown of the Mac OS X Web browsers that occupy space on my hard drive in late 2007.
Downloadable fonts in TrueType format are now supported by nightly builds of Apple WebKit. Will it catch on this time around?
A Firefox extension that remembers your text zoom level per site. Anyone know of a Safari alternative?
Cameron Moll explains how to design and develop websites for the incredible amount of people accessing the Web from their mobile phones.
Recent nightly builds of WebKit have a brand new Web Inspector that is much improved over the previous version, and is available for both Mac and Windows.
A beta of Opera Mini 4, a free web browser for mobile phones that support the MIDP2.0 standard, is available for download.
My impressions of the first Safari 3 beta after using it for a couple of days, on both Mac OS X and Windows XP.
Apple’s web browser Safari is now officially available for Windows as well as for Mac OS X.
Several major updates to Web related software that I use either on a daily basis or for testing purposes were released on the same day.