Debugging IE 6 on a Mac

Posted by: Jennifer Zelazny | 0 Comments

What is worse than debugging your web application for IE 6? Debugging your web application on IE 6 when you have a Mac and have to launch Windows…or wait, do you? If you do not want to run Parallels or something similar – check out ies4osx. It is dependent on Darwine so make sure you have that installed too. Ah…now I can debug a little more easily.

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Always Use a Doctype

Posted by: Jennifer Zelazny | 0 Comments

After spending an hour on something that should have taken me 20 minutes – I wanted to pass on something I should have caught right away. The problem: you use CSS to lay something out and it looks great in Firefox and Safari – but not in IE. At this point I validate the CSS to make sure I did not forget a bracket or something stupid. Next step – validate the XHTML. This is where I would have solved my problem, but I failed to take this step. At that point I would have seen that the script I… Read More »

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