Browsers

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.

The danger of a better Internet Explorer

Is the improved web standards support in Internet Explorer 7 a good thing only, or will it put the future health of the web at risk by tempting developers to use more proprietary features?

Posted on August 14, 2005

Defending Opera

Joe Clark wants to like Opera, but runs into problems with Opera advocates.

Posted on August 7, 2005

Nokia and Safari

Nokia to use WebCore and JavaScriptCore for a mobile / cell phone browser.

Posted on June 13, 2005

Safari Wishlist

A breakdown of problems and missing features in the current versions of the Safari web browser.

Posted on June 2, 2005

Web browser standards support

Comprehensive charts of standards support. No Safari though.

Posted on April 23, 2005

Browser Elitism Part 2

Should developers spend time scripting around IE’s poor CSS support?

Posted on April 19, 2005

Safari 1.3

A new version of Safari with lots of improvements is out.

Posted on April 16, 2005

Browser Elitism

Should we spend more time on working around the shortcomings of IE?

Posted on April 4, 2005

7 steps to better handheld browsing

Tips for giving people browsing with handheld devices a better experience.

Posted on April 2, 2005

Wishlist for IE7

Most wanted features in version 7 of Microsoft Internet Explorer.

Posted on March 10, 2005

Firefox 1.0.1

A security update that includes fixes for spoofing and other vulnerabilities.

Posted on February 27, 2005

The :hover-experience

An article exploring the quirky percentages in IE6’s visual formatting model.

Posted on February 22, 2005

IE 7 is coming

Looks like they changed their minds. Sort of.

Posted on February 15, 2005

Print CSS and IE Expressions

IE/Win has problems printing documents that use certain CSS expressions.

Posted on February 14, 2005

A letter from Opera to Microsoft

Some suggestions on how Microsoft can achieve interoperability.

Posted on February 11, 2005

Tipping Firefox across the chasm

When will Firefox become truly mainstream?

Posted on February 4, 2005

Web Developer 0.9.3

Changing the keyboard shortcuts now works.

Posted on February 1, 2005

The Firefox Explosion 

The Wired 13.02 cover story on Firefox.

Posted on January 27, 2005

Display problems in Firefox

Recently a couple of readers contacted me, noting that they couldn’t see any comments on my site in Firefox. In…

Posted on January 23, 2005

IE and italics

Ever seen IE/Win ruin a layout just because a few words are in italics? I have.

Posted on January 21, 2005

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