ies4osx, Internet Explorer, Intel Macs need only apply

Individuals operating on Apple hardware powered by the Intel chipset are undoubtedly familiar with the versatility afforded by OS X and virtualization software from Parallels and VMware Fusion. These products offer the convenience of running full operating systems like Windows XP or Vista at near native performance. The benefit of opting for software like VMware […]

Resize & reposition your browser "bookmarklets"

Firefox bookmarks bar [screenshot] with various bookmarklets for resizing & repositioning the browser window On a fairly regular basis, I find myself resizing & repositioning the browser window in order to "work happy". Be it general web browsing, web development, or multi-tasking, the browser window and position has a noticeable impact on what I’m doing. […]

Andy Budd grid overlay bookmarklet

Andy Budd, author of CSS Mastery & Blog Design Solutions, whipped up a pair of indispensable browser bookmarklets. Anyone who has created a website probably uses some form of a pixel grid to double check DIV element positioning and spacing during the initial structuring of a web page. Andy’s bookmarklets allow users to overlay their […]

Breathe new life into Apple OS X Safari

Despite having admitted to relying on Mozilla’s Firefox browser as my preferred browser, I must admit that the beauty and seamless functionality of Apple’s Safari browser is not to be overlooked. Firefox fanatics will continue to wave their arms claiming that their Gecko powered browser has no real competitors due to the extensibility, growing user […]

WebDev tools for Firefox, IE, and Opera

As a constant fiddler of web layouts, I try my best to create a consistent workspace from which to test and retest pages. Being limited to Windows, my main concern is cross browser compatibility and consistency in Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Opera. Firefox users are undoubtedly aware of the robust Web Developer Toolbar extension. The […]

Browser testing and a standalone IE7

If like me, you loathe the thought of your own work looking disheveled any web browser other than the one you use on a daily basis, you understand the importance of testing with alternate browsers. As much as I would love to see all web pages rendered consistently in all browsers across the board, reality […]