Developer Tools in IE Hides Bug

The other day I put some code on our UAT (User Acceptance Testing) server so that some new code could be tested and I started received a very alarming bug that one of the pages simply didn’t work at all. The page was in an administration section of the website and relied heavily on JavaScript […]

Browser wars

Every so often I update my chart of the technologies people use to view my blog. The last time was back in October last year, and the chart as it looks now is very interesting. The three major browsers (Internet Explorer, Fire Fox and Chrome) are now converging at around 30% share each. Other browsers […]

Tip of the day: IE Quirks Mode Vs. Standards Mode

If you are setting the DOCTYPE declaration in an HTML page to define the standard your page complies with ensure that you don’t put anything before that DOCTYPE declaration. Some browsers will ignore comments and such like before the DOCTYPE declaration but IE doesn’t and if there is a comment it will then ignore the […]