Those Cross-Browser Blues: How To Develop Web Sites For Both Internet Explorer And Firefox
If you're trying to develop sites that will be compatible with IE, Firefox, and Opera, watch out -- there are still a lot of speed bumps out there. We examine six of them and let you in on some solutions.
Three basic solutions present themselves here:
B. Use browser detection and browser-specific code. This approach requires that you maintain at least two separate branches of code (IE vs. everything else, essentially), so it's that much more work. One way to implement these kinds of changes in CSS itself without using browser-detection per se is to use conditional style sheets, which apply patches to CSS styles that work for IE but not FF (or vice versa).
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Nov. 10, 2014Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?