CS1115/CS5002

Web Development 1

Dr Derek Bridge

School of Computer Science & Information Technology

University College Cork

Web browsers

In the browser playground, Chrome and Firefox are fighting it out, while Internet Explorer is eating glue.

Web browsers

Which browsers do your visitors use?

Cross-browser compatibility

Cross-browser testing

What differences might you find?

Some solutions

Least-capable-clients-first and progressive enhancement

Conditional comments

Feature detection

Fallbacks

A fuller <video> example

Polyfills