IE: Sucking Hard Since Version 5

This code (extracted from a javascript file) works in every major browser except IE (including IE8): $(‘a[rel*=fancybox]’).fancybox({ ‘frameWidth’ : 500, ‘frameHeight’ : 465, ‘hideOnContentClick’ : false, ‘centerOnScroll’ : true, }); This is the fix: $(‘a[rel*=fancybox]’).fancybox({ ‘frameWidth’ : 500, ‘frameHeight’ : 465, ‘hideOnContentClick’ : false, ‘centerOnScroll’ : true }); See the

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Holy Mackerel, Chrome is Fast!

Google’s new Chrome browser, released yesterday, is blazing fast. I can’t tell you the last time I used the internet and experienced page load times like this. Gmail is particular is insanely fast, but every other site I visited demonstrated a noticeable speed bump. Ready to be my main browser

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ACID3, Safari 3, Opera 10, Take 2

And so the real race begins. Yesterday, Opera software announced via blog post that their post Opera 9.5 builds are passing the ACID3 test. Cool! But alas, the Webkit team – who really have a great track record of being successful with bleeding edge, one upped them by not only

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Acid 3 on Webkit Nightly

The Acid 2 test has, for a few years now, been the de facto test for your browser’s CSS capabilities. The Acid test, fewer people know, is not really about conforming to standards – passing it does not make your browser standards compliant or complete, so it’s best to understand

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I Switched to Safari 3

I really did not expect to ever post something like this, but it’s true: I switched to Safari 3. I love Camino, really I do. But recently, its limitations have been bothering me. I prefer my tabs in a very specific order and often I have several tabs open. If

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Safari 3 Nightlies Are Awesome

Safari is not now, nor has it ever been, my browser of choice. Aside from the fact that KHTML is generally the least compatible of browser engines these days, Safari is pretty barren from a feature standpoint. I rarely use it on my mac. I also find the lack of

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Safari Windows Updated, Brings Welcome Changes

If you browser around the internet, particularly on tech sites, you’ll find person after person praising Apple for releasing Safari 3.0.1 a mere 3 days after releasing the first public beta on Monday. At first, I thought – here we go! First off, it’s a BETA release, and I *expect*

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