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Whats your favourite?

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What browser do you use?

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Post 3+ Months Ago

Poll time again.

Firefox for me. Winner hands down.

Tabbed browsing, enhanced security, blah blah read all about it on the www, you know it is the best out there. Yes, even better than Opera imo.

Whats your favourite?
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Only really tried Internet Explorer. Not in a hurry to change.
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Can't vote, use all of them!
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SB wrote:
Only really tried Internet Explorer. Not in a hurry to change.


Oooh, them's fightin' words, sonny! :D

Found out the other day you can set multiple home pages (open several pages in separate tabs, go to options, general, click "Use current pages")

Just gets better.

Cheers,
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SB wrote:
Only really tried Internet Explorer. Not in a hurry to change.


That's what I thought until I tried FF.
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davenewt wrote:
SB wrote:
Only really tried Internet Explorer. Not in a hurry to change.


Oooh, them's fightin' words, sonny! :D

Found out the other day you can set multiple home pages (open several pages in separate tabs, go to options, general, click "Use current pages")

Just gets better.

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True. If somebody can say something that make me say "wow" about another browser then i will consider changing my opinions.

I doubt it though
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i use Internet Explorer... its not the best
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SB wrote:
davenewt wrote:
SB wrote:
Only really tried Internet Explorer. Not in a hurry to change.


Oooh, them's fightin' words, sonny! :D

Found out the other day you can set multiple home pages (open several pages in separate tabs, go to options, general, click "Use current pages")

Just gets better.

Cheers,
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True. If somebody can say something that make me say "wow" about another browser then i will consider changing my opinions.

I doubt it though


Firefox has:

Tabbed browsing
Faster than IE
Can tweak it to make it even faster
Download manager
Popup blocker
Hundreds of useful extensions
More secure
Less bugs
Gmail users - can integrate a gmail notifier into it
As someone else here said, can open more than 1 homepage when browser is opened
Integrated search engine, which is customisabel and can include more search options
More options giving you more control over everything
Keeps HTML formatting
Ability to block images

If thats not enough to make you go WOW visit the Mozilla website or an independant one and find out why you should switch. Join the revolution. Its also fully standards compliant unlike IE.
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I wanted to vote, but couldn't find the "I have a life" button.
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digitalMedia wrote:
I wanted to vote, but couldn't find the "I have a life" button.


You thought you were funny there, i like that!
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Funny and right on target.
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digitalMedia wrote:
I wanted to vote, but couldn't find the "I have a life" button.


With 3292 posts I dont think you do haha.
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Uzzo wrote:
digitalMedia wrote:
I wanted to vote, but couldn't find the "I have a life" button.


With 3292 posts I dont think you do haha


That wasnt necessary.
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Actually, it's 3293
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digitalMedia wrote:
I wanted to vote, but couldn't find the "I have a life" button.


Not if my evil plan has anything to do with that! :
Code: [ Select ]
Process dM = Runtime.exec("createDigitalMedia.exe");
// now to end Process dM! Bawhawhawhaw
dM.destroy();
  1. Process dM = Runtime.exec("createDigitalMedia.exe");
  2. // now to end Process dM! Bawhawhawhaw
  3. dM.destroy();


*Remembers that real-life isn't programmable (and also that dM is actually quite a nice guy and probably doesn't deserve to be 'destroyed')*

Hmmm, maybe I should do some work....? :roll:
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Not if my evil plan has anything to do with that! :
Code: [ Select ]
Process dM = Runtime.exec("createDigitalMedia.exe");
// now to end Process dM! Bawhawhawhaw
dM.destroy();
  1. Process dM = Runtime.exec("createDigitalMedia.exe");
  2. // now to end Process dM! Bawhawhawhaw
  3. dM.destroy();


...probably doesn't deserve to be 'destroyed'...


:lol:

Probably? Hehehehe
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IE is dead to me until MS stops allowing people to hijack it halfway to Cuba every time I open IE or install some software. The software that came with my new comp has installed toolbars, bookmarks, buttons (no "I have a life button" yet though) and my start page changes more often than the color of Dennis Rodman's hair. I could live without tabbed browsing, but I can't stand people modifying my browser every five minutes.

Plus, I like the web developer toolbar for firefox, the view in ie extension for when I really need it, the extra search engines for stuff like dictionaries, whois, and the Internet Movie Database.
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digitalMedia wrote:
katana wrote:
Not if my evil plan has anything to do with that! :
Code: [ Select ]
Process dM = Runtime.exec("createDigitalMedia.exe");
// now to end Process dM! Bawhawhawhaw
dM.destroy();
  1. Process dM = Runtime.exec("createDigitalMedia.exe");
  2. // now to end Process dM! Bawhawhawhaw
  3. dM.destroy();


...probably doesn't deserve to be 'destroyed'...


:lol:

Probably? Hehehehe


Well, I've never met you, so I can't say for definite, but I'm guessing so. Not many people deserve to be destroyed :D
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I use both IE and Firefox, it really depends on whatever icon is closer at the time, altough IE is going down the drain
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SB wrote:
Uzzo wrote:
digitalMedia wrote:
I wanted to vote, but couldn't find the "I have a life" button.


With 3292 posts I dont think you do haha


That wasnt necessary.


What wasnt necessary? Sorry mate but I didnt post a poll on here about browsers to be told by someone that I dont have a life. Dont get yourself involved as well. Anyway, we sorted it out now, im sarcastic, he's a smart ass.
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Slim Browser , Conqueror and MyIE2. Dont care much for firefox..

firefox should be a called the "fisher price - my first browser"
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wow, how many times can this same topic be posted? I think i stopped voting after about 5 or 6.
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Uzzo wrote:
Anyway, we sorted it out now, im sarcastic, he's a smart ass.


It's all good. :D

I like all browsers for one reason or another. Firefox is a fantastic product and has picked up and originated some good ideas. The latest version of Opera is incredible and I've really enjoyed watching it develop over the years. IE is IE and let's me do a bunch of fun, glitzy, cheesy stuff and is hands down the easiest browser to develop for, IMO.

I was working in this industry during the first so-called "browser war" and I can tell you from experience debating about which is a better browser is as useful as teats on a bull. It's just a freakin browser, after all.
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Hard to teach an old dog new tricks - I still prefer my IE engine-using CrazyBrowser. I do rec FF for non techie users who don't know how/or don't bother doing the routine stuff to keep themselves safe from Malware. Suppose I just never warmed up to lumbering Mozilla .... I actually like my browser being more integrated with the OS. FF feels like an alien to me, still. :shock:

Guess I enjoy living on the edge ... and the challenge of beating Malware and still having my cake :lol:
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The Gbrowser should be out this year, so we will have another product in the mix..
I wonder if they will only allow downloads by invite :?

Im thinking about calling ladbrooks to see if they have odds on its popularity.
I wouldnt mind putting a bet on that Gbrowser will become the second most used browser within 6 months of its release.
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digitalMedia wrote:
Uzzo wrote:
Anyway, we sorted it out now, im sarcastic, he's a smart ass.


I was working in this industry during the first so-called "browser war" and I can tell you from experience debating about which is a better browser is as useful as teats on a bull. It's just a freakin browser, after all.


Fair enough man. Im doing this as part of a bigger research though and have posted the same question across other forums. Its interestig to see ho people have switched from IE whereas 3 years ago it was different. A browser is just a browser but what gets me is how Microsoft get away with not complying to W3C standards and fully supporting CSS2 for example.
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A browser is just a browser but what gets me is how Microsoft get away with not complying to W3C standards and fully supporting CSS2 for example.


The W3C standards aren't a set of laws. There isn't a governing body that has jurisdiction over the internet and I hope there never will be. My own opinion is that the W3C standards themselves have some growing-up to do. A lot of it just doesn't make plain sense. Now, there's a debate worth having.

In addition, if every browser interpretted HTML/XHTML/CSS identically, you'd essentially only have one product, because at it's core, that's what a browser does. I don't think that's good for innovation, or competition.

When you're talking about the essentials, that is the ability to broadcast information, there really aren't major problems in writing validatable webpages that work for everyone's browser, including screen readers even. The only real problems with rendering web pages is how to line up the graphics.

You speak of not complying with CSS2 standards. IE3 offered some support for CSS1 standards long before Netscape did(NN had haphazzard support in version 4.x). By the way, Firefox does some things in a non-compliant way, as well. It also has proprietary abilities
that were created for internal use, but are still available for public use.

I don't think Microsoft is really getting away with anything. I also think they are within their rights to integrate IE in their OS. I've never had a problem installing and using alternative browsers.

Otherwise, the new browser war is just a battle over marketshare percentage points and I, for one, don't really care who wins.

Are the results of your polling going to be presented as, or with, scientific data?
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People have different tastes. Some people prefer browser X, some browser Y. C'est la vie.

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I tired of seeing this poll over and over again on forums, the general concensus is that everybody loves firefox, I'll tell you which browser is my least favourite though, opera, It has the worst rendering I've ever seen, and pretty terrible css support too. Oh and it´s the only one of the browsers mentioned that isn´t free
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IE sucks. There is nothing else to it. It is not integrated into the OS any more than the fact that it has a desktop icon. Set FF to your default browser.....get thunderbird for your Gmail account......quit worrying about security!

I literally hit anybody I see using IE that isn't just testing a website they are developing!

It is slow.....not integrated with search engines.....doesn't block pop-ups.....keeps malware secret from me......and obeys javascript that stops me from right clicking.
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digitalMedia wrote:
By the way, Firefox does some things in a non-compliant way, as well.


Exactly. I don't know what i would do without my <BLINK> tags!

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aeon wrote:
I tired of seeing this poll over and over again on forums, the general concensus is that everybody loves firefox, I'll tell you which browser is my least favourite though, opera, It has the worst rendering I've ever seen, and pretty terrible css support too. Oh and it´s the only one of the browsers mentioned that isn´t free
Well, obviously not everyone:

http://www.w3schools.com/browsers/browsers_stats.asp
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digitalMedia wrote:
Uzzo wrote:
A browser is just a browser but what gets me is how Microsoft get away with not complying to W3C standards and fully supporting CSS2 for example.


The W3C standards aren't a set of laws. There isn't a governing body that has jurisdiction over the internet and I hope there never will be. My own opinion is that the W3C standards themselves have some growing-up to do. A lot of it just doesn't make plain sense. Now, there's a debate worth having.

When you're talking about the essentials, that is the ability to broadcast information, there really aren't major problems in writing validatable webpages that work for everyone's browser, including screen readers even. The only real problems with rendering web pages is how to line up the graphics.

You speak of not complying with CSS2 standards. IE3 offered some support for CSS1 standards long before Netscape did(NN had haphazzard support in version 4.x). By the way, Firefox does some things in a non-compliant way, as well. It also has proprietary abilities
that were created for internal use, but are still available for public use.

I don't think Microsoft is really getting away with anything. I also think they are within their rights to integrate IE in their OS. I've never had a problem installing and using alternative browsers.

Otherwise, the new browser war is just a battle over marketshare percentage points and I, for one, don't really care who wins.

Are the results of your polling going to be presented as, or with, scientific data?


The results of my survey are not going to be published with any scientific data. What scientific data are you talking about? I hear what you are saying and you have some very good points. What I am saying is that Microsoft should be supporting all the latest web technologies in order to maximise the benefit to users and designers alike. I dont have a problem with them integrating IE into their OS.

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In addition, if every browser interpretted HTML/XHTML/CSS identically, you'd essentially only have one product, because at it's core, that's what a browser does. I don't think that's good for innovation, or competition.


If every browser displayed a page in the same manner, it would make it easier for designers to design pages. There would be no need to see how a page displays in various browsers and I dont think competition would hugely be affected because the companies will still be able to compete based on other features they may have to offer.

You would not essentially have one product because the browser as it was known is no longer. There are now extensions to browsers and a clear evolution in the web experience provided through browsers and some of the 'enhanced' capabilities they now offer. People now have more choice than ever and thereforte I think if all the browsers complied with standards set by the W3, we would be better off.

About the W3C... When I was at University studying Multimedia Technology, we were asked to read up a lot about the W3C and visit the site regularly, especially during the final year to gain an understanding of accessibility,usability and standards issues. Had it not been for the site, these things would not have been possible. Correct me if Im wrong, but dont the W3C bring out new technologies such as XHTML, CSS, etc.? Id be interested to know where exactly they need to grow up as Ive never heard anyone criticise the W3C before.

Im also interested in knowing which proprietary abilities Firefox has made public that it wasnt meant to...
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all of the above.....all good web designers should ;-)
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Im doing this as part of a bigger research though and have posted the same question across other forums.


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The results of my survey are not going to be published with any scientific data. What scientific data are you talking about?


I guess this was my bad. I misunderstood the use of the word research. ;)

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...Microsoft should be supporting all the latest web technologies in order to maximise the benefit to users and designers alike.


My first response as a freedom loving American is, "says who!?" That's a decision for Microsoft. I understand this is your opioion and that's perfectly valid, but if you allowed a single interest to dictatorily enforce these views over MS, that would be wrong. Not to mention the fact that you're overlooking something huge; web masters build web pages, not Microsoft. As I said before there really aren't any problems in writing validatable pages that work in all browsers.

As a web designer, I flatly disagree with your statement, as well. In my view MS has created many benefits for me in my profession. I don't consider FF to be a new technology, perse. It's a browser wrapped in glitz, like all browsers.

The majority of problems I see in the Web Design forum have nothing to do with browsers, at all. Although people are quick to chalk it up to that, the problems are almost always the person writing the page.

Lastly, my TV doesn't decode the HDTV signal, which comes into my house via a cable. Should I be up-in-arms because I don't have the means to see EVERYTHING? Nope.

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If every browser displayed a page in the same manner, it would make it easier for designers to design pages.


Sorry, but I don't find this to be difficult in the first place.

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People now have more choice than ever


You said this, not me. This is the result of the way things are, and you want to change this.

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About the W3C... When I was at University studying Multimedia Technology, we were asked to read up a lot about the W3C and visit the site regularly...


I know of very few people who are as familiar with the standards as I am. I visit the site daily, and have for years, and I wasn't required to by anyone.

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Correct me if Im wrong, but dont the W3C bring out new technologies such as XHTML, CSS, etc.? Id be interested to know where exactly they need to grow up as Ive never heard anyone criticise the W3C before.


You're wrong. Technologies are developed by World Wide Web Consortium Members, like Microsoft ( http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Member/List ), et al. The W3C recommends standard usages of those technologies. Hence the title(s), "HTML 4.01 Specification - W3C Recommendation 24 December 1999".

No you probably haven't heard anyone be critical of the standard, especially in the setting of a University. I like to form my own opinions on these matters, and leave the dogma at the door.

Apparently the W3C agrees that the standards need to grow-up(mature, evolve). Otherwise, they wouldn't be developing a CSS3 standard which will supposedly address the needs of designers better than CSS2.1 is/has.

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Im also interested in knowing which proprietary abilities Firefox has made public that it wasnt meant to...


http://www.blooberry.com/indexdot/css/p ... nsions.htm

Mozilla's official line on this is that these are internal development tools and weren't intended to be used by designers. They seem to be precursory implamentations of CSS3 concepts.

The most noteable, for me, is the ability to convert the CSS box-model to something that isn't bizzare; "{-moz-box-sizing:border-box;}". I feel I can call it bizarre, as I have a degree in Engineering graphics. No draftsman in the world would measure the stuff going in the box and call it a width. Again, it looks like the ability to move between the two models will be included in CSS3, where it was absent in CSS2.1.
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I use most of them but I am more comfortable with IE
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you don't even have Safari up there, which is pretty much FF anyway. So I guess I won't vote on this either.

btw, why exactly did you start this top again? if dM hadn't replied and turned this into a valid discussion it would have been toast.
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Im doing this as part of a bigger research though and have posted the same question across other forums.


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The results of my survey are not going to be published with any scientific data. What scientific data are you talking about?


I guess this was my bad. I misunderstood the use of the world research. ;)

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...Microsoft should be supporting all the latest web technologies in order to maximise the benefit to users and designers alike.


My first response as a freedom loving American is, "says who!?" That's a decision for Microsoft. I understand this is your opioion and that's perfectly valid, but if you allowed a single interest to dictatorily enforce these views over MS, that would be wrong. Not to mention the fact that you're overlooking something huge; web masters build web pages, not Microsoft. As I said before there really aren't any problems in writing validatable pages that work in all browsers.

As a web designer, I flatly disagree with your statement, as well. In my view MS has created many benefits for me in my profession. I don't consider FF to be a new technology, perse. It's a browser wrapped in glitz, like all browsers.

The majority of problems I see in the Web Design forum have nothing to do with browsers, at all. Although people are quick to chalk it up to that, the problems are almost always the person writing the page.

Lastly, my TV doesn't decode the HDTV signal, which comes into my house via a cable. Should I be up-in-arms because I don't have the means to see EVERYTHING? Nope.

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If every browser displayed a page in the same manner, it would make it easier for designers to design pages.


Sorry, but I don't find this to be difficult in the first place.

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People now have more choice than ever


You said this, not me. This is the result of the way things are, and you want to change this.

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About the W3C... When I was at University studying Multimedia Technology, we were asked to read up a lot about the W3C and visit the site regularly...


I know of very few people who are as familiar with the standards as I am. I visit the site daily, and have for years, and I wasn't required to by anyone.

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Correct me if Im wrong, but dont the W3C bring out new technologies such as XHTML, CSS, etc.? Id be interested to know where exactly they need to grow up as Ive never heard anyone criticise the W3C before.


You're wrong. Technologies are developed by World Wide Web Consortium Members, like Microsoft ( http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Member/List ), et al. The W3C recommends standard usages of those technologies. Hence the title(s), "HTML 4.01 Specification - W3C Recommendation 24 December 1999".

No you probably haven't heard anyone be critical of the standard, especially in the setting of a University. I like to form my own opinions on these matters, and leave the dogma at the door.

Apparently the W3C agrees that the standards need to grow-up(mature, evolve). Otherwise, they wouldn't be developing a CSS3 standard which will supposedly address the needs of designers better than CSS2.1 is/has.

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Im also interested in knowing which proprietary abilities Firefox has made public that it wasnt meant to...


http://www.blooberry.com/indexdot/css/p ... nsions.htm

Mozilla's official line on this is that these are internal development tools and weren't intended to be used by designers. They seem to be precursory implamentations of CSS3 concepts.

The most noteable, for me, is the ability to convert the CSS box-model to something that isn't bizzare; "{-moz-box-sizing:border-box;}". I feel I can call it bizarre, as I have a degree in Engineering graphics. No draftsman in the world would measure the stuff going in the box and call it a width. Again, it looks like the ability to move between the two models will be included in CSS3, where it was absent in CSS2.1.


you should leave a summary :lol:
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you don't even have Safari up there, which is pretty much FF anyway. So I guess I won't vote on this either.

btw, why exactly did you start this top again? if dM hadn't replied and turned this into a valid discussion it would have been toast.


Damn I forgot Safari!!!

What do you mean "why did you start this top again"?

Just wanted to. Im doing some research and wanted some up-to-date info from a variety of sources. I dont understand your stance.
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poll options are limited so it would of been impossible for him to include every browser.

I dont agree that the way browsers display a page is what makes different browsers. there should be a universal way pages get displayed so that every browser displays the page exactly how the designer intended, other wise web design is pointless. Browser type is a factor that cant be taken into concideration, unless you want to make a site for every borwser. i know i dont.

Imagin if every language was like that.
Would it be acceptable for something written in C to run differently on different computers?

What makes browsers different is the options and functions it has. The way it interprets and displays code should be universal. That would be the logical way.
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the only problem with that would be the fact that every browser company would think that they have the best way of doing it, and they wouldnt want to use the other companies way of doing it.

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meman wrote:
poll options are limited so it would of been impossible for him to include every browser.

I dont agree that the way browsers display a page is what makes different browsers. there should be a universal way pages get displayed so that every browser displays the page exactly how the designer intended, other wise web design is pointless. Browser type is a factor that cant be taken into concideration, unless you want to make a site for every borwser. i know i dont.

Imagin if every language was like that.
Would it be acceptable for something written in C to run differently on different computers?

What makes browsers different is the options and functions it has. The way it interprets and displays code should be universal. That would be the logical way.


I agree with you but I dont think the current state makes web design pointless, it just makes it more challenging. I do agree with you though that they should all display pages in the same way.
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i think there should be a browser standard. webdesigners have to cater for all the browsers above and more. where as other mediums only have to produce product for 1 to 2 formats.

i believe as a webdesigner/developer it is mandatory to be compliant in all browsers as well as accessibility and usability compliant.
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I am gonna have a look at FireFox. See what all the fuss is about
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Thats me gone and got Firefox. At the moment apart from the settings at the top and being a slight bit faster i dont see much difference. Perhaps somebody could let me know any different options i might have from IE to Firefox.
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SB: take a look at all the extensions which are available. Web developer extensions... tab browing enhancements... extensions to block ads, Iframes, flash ads... download all/selected links on a page... I've even gone and installed the weather extension.

Questionable temperature data though - tells me it should be 6 degrees C, feeling like 2 degrees where I am this morning, when in actual fact it's quite mild.

Still, you can't have everything I s'pose! :)

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Firefox in the laste 3 months. I like it more and more :)
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davenewt wrote:
SB: take a look at all the extensions which are available. Web developer extensions... tab browing enhancements... extensions to block ads, Iframes, flash ads... download all/selected links on a page... I've even gone and installed the weather extension.

Questionable temperature data though - tells me it should be 6 degrees C, feeling like 2 degrees where I am this morning, when in actual fact it's quite mild.

Still, you can't have everything I s'pose! :)

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I never knew this was available. I can see some interesting things there now. Just gone and got the Dictionary. Will see what else is available.

To be honest, i am liking it already
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SB wrote:
To be honest, i am liking it already


There ye go ;)

The speed enhancements mentioned in this thread seem to make things a little better too :) Or maybe it's just me wanting to think everything's a little faster now ;)

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I dont think you really want to see my face now. I am gawking at this FireFox. Its quite amazing, when i got the weather extension i never thought too much of it until it popped up saying the weather was changing (at least thats what i thought it was).

I notice it looks slightly different on Ozzu as well, the site has a more 3D look about it. Maybe its just me.

The tabs at the top are pretty funky as well! saves having loads of things open at the bottom of my screen.

I really need to get a life now.
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To me Ozzu looks identical, with the exception that I don't see the ad banner above this page's poll when viewing with IE.
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Hmm - guess it is an off and on type banner?
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deirdre wrote:
To me Ozzu looks identical, with the exception that I don't see the ad banner above this page's poll when viewing with IE.


With IE? I don't see it with FF (thanks to the adblock extension).

Sorry bigwebmaster... and yes, I did click the ad at least once before, so don't shoot me :)

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I can see the ad in both Firefox and IE.
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It appears and disappears in both when reloading/refreshing.
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Quote:
Well, obviously not everyone:

http://www.w3schools.com/browsers/browsers_stats.asp


I meant in relation to online polls :roll:

w3schools wrote:
You cannot - as a web developer - rely only on statistics. Statistics can often be misleading.

Global averages may not always be relevant to your web site. Different sites attract different audiences. Some web sites attract professional developers using professional hardware, other sites attract hobbyists using older low spec computers.


In the case of onlines forums, people usually have a good knowledge of computers and the web, especially here, being a webmaster forum (excluding the people who voted ie :P) hence the reason why firefox is always the winner in this kind of poll

The other problem with those statistics is that it isn't 65% of home users that are using Internet explorer, but its everybody. This includes schools + offices etc. where using firefox or any browser other than IE, isn't exactly an option.
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More to do with age of those polled (re the poll results here)

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