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IE Test Center updates

June 12th, 2010

It’s great to see that the web community and browser vendors are getting value out of the test cases on the IE Testing Center. People are discussing these in blog posts, email, and the W3C mailing lists, which is excellent. We want to make sure these tests are valuable and conform to the various specifications…

Same Markup: Explaining “@_jscript_version” and Styling New HTML5 Elements

June 10th, 2010

Last month I posted general guidelines for writing cross-browser code. Specifically I emphasized that feature detection (rather than browser detection) is better for working around differences between browsers. This is because feature detection automatically adapts to what a given browser supports and thus deals gracefully with new releases. Browser detection requires researching the level of…

The 2010 Mozilla T-shirt is here!

June 10th, 2010

Editor’s note: Cross-posted from Chelsea Novak’s Blog. After a great Mozilla Creative Collective design challenge and vote, we have the Mozilla 2010 T-shirt! Designed by Mozilla community member foxyboy, this shirt cannot be bought in stores and is only available to Mozilla donors. So how do you get it? Contribute $75 or more to the…

Join us in the Firefox Cup!

June 10th, 2010

The world’s largest football tournament will kick off this week with plenty of opportunity to celebrate. Ever worn a team jersey, painted team colors on your face in support or waved a flag from your car after a victory? There is another way to express your team spirit, and it doesn’t involve paint or fabric…

IE June Security Update Now Available

June 9th, 2010

The IE Cumulative Security Update for June 2010 is now available via Windows Update. This security update resolves five privately reported vulnerabilities and one publicly disclosed vulnerability in Internet Explorer. The most severe vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted Web page using Internet Explorer. Users whose accounts are…

Microsoft Attending SVG Open 2010 Conference

June 9th, 2010

With Patrick fresh off the plane from Brussels (see previous post), this is a great time to share that Patrick and I will be attending the SVG Open 2010 conference late this summer. The theme of this year’s conference is “Ubiquitous SVG.” We’re excited to help make this theme a reality through our continued participation…

Getting to SVG 2.0: A report from the SVG Working Group Face-to-Face (May 24th – June 1st 2010)

June 8th, 2010

After months of conference calls, the most recent face to face meeting of the SVG Working Group helped us make progress on this web standard.  The biggest ‘news’ from this meeting was the group’s decision to take the next step to finish the current SVG proposal – “SVG 1.1 2nd Edition” – and send it…

More bug fixing

June 8th, 2010

A new batch of bug fixes is ready for testing. Pay particular attention to URL and file encoding/decoding, and watch for regressions there. Please try to keep comments on-topic, relevant, and brief. Avoid repeating things, and take discussions to the forums or private messages. It is not necessary to quote the full comment if you…

IE Diagnostics

June 7th, 2010

In recent posts we talked about giving feedback and filing a great bug using a tool called IE Diagnostics that is included with the publically available Internet Explorer Platform Preview releases. We encourage you to include IE Diagnostics reports with every bug submission. This blog post sheds more light on the IE Diagnostics tool by…

DrupalCon Copenhagen Ticket Prices Go Up on June 28th

June 4th, 2010

Act now if you want to get your DrupalCon Copenhagen ticket at the current price of €249. On June 28th at 8am CEST the ticket price will go up to €279. Go to the conference site to buy your ticket for the conference, which will be held August 23-27. Your ticket includes: 90 sessions spread…