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Web
Craig Buckler, Jun 26

What's New in Firefox 22

Firefox 22 has been released with a slew of new tools and features. Craig looks at the stuff which will excite web developers everywhere...
14 COMMENTs
JavaScript
Craig Buckler, Jun 19

Native JavaScript Equivalents of jQuery Methods: CSS and Animation

Is raw JavaScript too cumbersome? Is jQuery always better? In the second part of his series, Craig looks at code to control CSS classes, styles and animation.
1 COMMENT
Web
Craig Buckler, Jun 17

Google Retires Chrome Frame

Chrome Frame, the plug-in which made IE6, 7 and 8 users think they had a modern browser, is coming to an end. Craig discusses its history and why it's a relief to see the project die.
JavaScript
Maxime Lefran├žois, Jun 17

Chrome Extensions: Bridging the Gap Between Layers

When building a Chrome extension, Maxime Lefran├žois found communication between multiple iframes, the current DOM, the Chrome Background Javascript file and other layers not the easiest thing to do.
39 COMMENTs
JavaScript
Craig Buckler, Jun 10

Native JavaScript Equivalents of jQuery Methods: the DOM and Forms

Are you using jQuery because to have to? Is raw JavaScript more convoluted or difficult to use? Craig compares common DOM manipulation and form methods.
12 COMMENTs
Web
Craig Buckler, Jun 05

Browser Trends June 2013: Chrome Outnumbers Firefox 2 to 1

Craig takes another look at the desktop and mobile browser usage charts. Has Chrome had its largest ever rise and can Mozilla reverse Firefox's decline?
83 COMMENTs
JavaScript
Craig Buckler, Jun 03

Do You Really Need jQuery?

Are you including jQuery or another library in your code because it's a comforting habit? Are you sure it's absolutely necessary? Craig discusses the benefits and freedom offered by naked JavaScript.
2 COMMENTs
HTML & CSS
Craig Buckler, May 24

How to Use Your Own Web Statistics at caniuse.com

How many of your website users will be able to use that amazing HTML5 feature you're adding? Thankfully, Craig has discovered a new facility at caniuse.com which provides the answers.
12 COMMENTs
Web
Craig Buckler, May 22

What's New in Chrome 27

Chrome 27 will be the last version of the browser to use the Webkit rendering engine. Craig looks at some interesting new features...
5 COMMENTs
Web
Craig Buckler, May 15

What's New in Firefox 21

Firefox has come of age. Craig looks at the latest useful -- and not so useful -- features in Mozilla's flagship browser.
7 COMMENTs
HTML & CSS
Craig Buckler, May 06

5 Ways to Support High-Density Retina Displays

Are the images on your website looking a little ugly on your new iPad or MacBook Pro? Craig discusses Retina high-density pixel displays and offers a number of pragmatic solutions.
24 COMMENTs
Web
Craig Buckler, May 01

Browser Trends May 2013: IE8 Drops Below 10%

Craig takes his regular look at the desktop and mobile browser usage charts. While IE8 dropped below 10%, only Internet Explorer escaped unscathed from Chrome's regular rise.
9 COMMENTs
JavaScript
Dmitri Lau, Apr 22

HTML5, Older Browsers and the Shiv

HTML5, Older Browsers and the Shiv
19 COMMENTs
HTML & CSS
Craig Buckler, Apr 19

RIP HTML5 <hgroup> Element

The hgroup element is being removed from the HTML5 specification. Craig discusses the reasons you never used it...
21 COMMENTs
HTML & CSS
Craig Buckler, Apr 11

Is Your Responsive Web Design too Fragile?

Is your responsive layout not working as you expect? Craig discusses a little-known media query issue and recommends a solution...
19 COMMENTs
HTML & CSS
Craig Buckler, Apr 08

Blink: Chrome's New Rendering Engine

Google is forking Webkit to create their own independent rendering engine named Blink. Is this a good thing or a disaster of biblical proportions for the web? Craig discusses Blink further.
11 COMMENTs
Web
Craig Buckler, Apr 07

Browser Trends April 2013: is Chrome Unstoppable?

We take another look at the desktop and mobile browser usage charts. As Chrome takes another bite from all other browsers, Craig asks whether anyone can compete with Google's browser.
13 COMMENTs
HTML & CSS
Craig Buckler, Apr 05

What's New in Firefox 20

Craig looks at a number of great new features for developers and users in the latest release of Mozilla's flagship browser.
6 COMMENTs
HTML & CSS
Craig Buckler, Apr 02

Microsoft Gives Parallels, Windows 8 and IE10 to Mac Developers

Developing web sites and applications on a Mac? Finding it difficult to test Internet Explorer? Microsoft is providing free USB sticks with full copies of Parallels 8, Windows 8 and IE10. Craig looks at what's new in modern.IE...
32 COMMENTs
Web
Craig Buckler, Mar 27

What Looks Like IE11 but Smells Like Firefox?

"IE11 will impersonate Firefox!" claim the headlines. Craig reports the latest user agent controversy and why it never has and never will affect your well-coded web sites and applications...
4 COMMENTs
HTML & CSS
Craig Buckler, Mar 22

Adobe Shuts Browserlab

Adobe has closed their online browser testing service with immediate effect. Craig may not understand the reasons, but at least a number of alternatives with free introductory offers are available.
23 COMMENTs
Web
Craig Buckler, Mar 18

Microsoft Pushes IE10 Updates to Windows 7

Internet Explorer 10 is being rolled out to Windows 7 as part of the automated Windows Update. Craig discusses whether this finally ends the tyranny of previous editions.
11 COMMENTs
JavaScript
Craig Buckler, Mar 11

What's New in NetBeans 7.3: HTML5!

Craig looks at the new HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript editing features in the latest edition of the ever-popular NetBeans IDE.
19 COMMENTs
HTML & CSS
Craig Buckler, Mar 08

5 Reasons to Reject the WebKit Monoculture

Could Microsoft and Mozilla follow Opera and adopt WebKit? Would this provide a single, universal platform which ends cross-browser compatibility woes? Craig thinks not...