Posts Tagged ‘web developer’

Microsoft Launches Cross-Platform Remote Internet Explorer Application

Monday, November 10th, 2014

Here’s an interesting tool that will probably make life easier for web developers …

Developers who want to optimize their websites for all web browsers need to get their hands on various browsers to do so. One of the issues that devs run into regularly is platform restrictions when it comes to browsers. Safari seems to only be available on Mac these days while Internet Explorer only on Windows. As far as Microsoft’s Internet Explorer is concerned, it is also limited to specific versions of Windows.


How to Analyze Networking Data with Firefox

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Here’s a nice overview of some very useful network analysis tools that you probably already have … but might not be aware of.

A lot happens when you open a website in the Firefox web browser. While you see the result of that action in the browser UI, you do not really get to see what is happening in the background. You can install extensions such as NoScript that provide you with some information, especially related to third-party requests, but if you want to get the full picture, you need to turn elsewhere. Firefox ships with powerful networking tools that you can activate or load for that purpose. You do not need to install an add-on or program for that, as everything is included with recent versions of the browser by default.


Internet Explorer Application Compatibility Virtual PC Images

Monday, October 18th, 2010

This looks like a useful tool for web developers …

Web developers have several options to test their web projects in different web browsers. Among the available choices are virtual operating system images that provide access to specific web browsers. Microsoft has just updated a set of Internet Explorer application compatibility VPC images that are available as a free download for Windows operating systems compatible with Virtual PC.