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July, 2010

  • 1 July

    IBM Declares Firefox Its New Official Browser

    Big Blue is not known for making revolution internal changes to its business. After all, the way they do business has worked for over a century. When it comes to technology, however, IBM has lately been very keen to accepting new software, particularly software that is free and open source …

May, 2010

  • 19 May

    What is SVG?

    Question: What is SVG? Answer: SVG stands for Scalable Vector Graphics. It is an open, XML-based graphics format that is being incorporated in Web standards. Many browsers already support SVG to some degree. It can be used for both still images and animations. Because SVG is a vector graphics format, …

  • 11 May

    Why Browser Detection Fails

    No matter what browser you use, there is a good chance you have come to a website that would not load. I am not referring to the sites that function incorrectly in a browser. I mean those websites that purposely deny your browser access because it is not the “right” …

  • 7 May

    Scribd Dumps Adobe Flash for HTML5

    Scribd CTO Jared Freedman has announced that the document sharing website in HTML 5, abandoning the proprietary Adobe Flash application that has powered their site for the past three years. The move comes days after Apple CEO Steve Jobs offered his manifesto against flash and why it was bad for …

April, 2010

  • 27 April

    Test Your Website in Multiple Browsers

    The most difficult task in creating a new website is having to test it in all of the various browsers that your site’s visitors might use. The days of Netscape versus Microsoft Internet Explorer (MSIE) are over, and the days of MSIE reigning supreme are just about gone as well. …

  • 26 April

    User agent validity

    One common usage analysis data tool you can use to get a snapshot of your website users is the “user agent” string provided by web browsers. Generally speaking, the user agent will tell you what browser and operating system the user is running. It should also give the versions of …

  • 15 April

    Mobile versions of website

    Question: Should I have a complete mobile version of my website? Answer: It is certainly an inconvenience to create a whole new version of your site, but the facts show that more people are accessing website from their mobile devices. For some people, this may even be their only method …

March, 2010

  • 2 March

    The HTML 5 video debate revisted

    Website owners should always be concerned about the latest news and developments with the web browser wars and Web standards. Decisions made by these third parties can directly affect how your website is presented to your viewers and whether you need to make adjustments. Our original post centered around Apple …

June, 2009

  • 3 June

    Adobe's new BrowserLab puts browsers side by side

    Tuesday Adobe announced a new service that will allow web designers to see how their sites look in multiple browsers at the same time. If you have ever designed a website, relying on your favorite browser, only to find out that it looks like a convoluted stack of boxes and …