Entries:
Comments:
Posts:

Loading User Information from Channel 9

Something went wrong getting user information from Channel 9

Latest Achievement:

Loading User Information from MSDN

Something went wrong getting user information from MSDN

Visual Studio Achievements

Latest Achievement:

Loading Visual Studio Achievements

Something went wrong getting the Visual Studio Achievements

The Great Divide: Coping with Modern and Legacy Browsers

Download

Right click “Save as…”

Our FoxIE web devs discuss techniques for supporting modern browsers and not leaving legacy users totally behind. They also address the risks and alternatives to common feature detection methods and browser sniffing.

Tags:

Follow the Discussion

  • PSRBF6PSRBF6

    http://web.tweetdeck.com/ does the (bad) browser checking technique very blatantly. In IE (even 10), this site doesn't even work. If you change the user agent, you can log in, but that's it. The worst part is, that it USED TO work.

  • Thx for the tip on Tweetdeck.

  • @PSRBF6:Thanks for the heads up. We've chatted with them and they've told us they're working on an update.

     

  • PSRBF6PSRBF6

    I changed the user agent and managed to log in, but this happened:

    http://sdrv.ms/M0dzpN

  • @PSRBF6: Those classes are added by Modernizr following a series of feature tests. I just logged into tweetdeck using IE10 and found that while much of the interface works, the in-flow of tweets was broken, as well as a few minor layout issues. Hope they get it fixed - it's a great service.

  • PSRBF6PSRBF6

    Jonathan, thanks for sharing that bit knowledge. :-)

  • My experience on the site yesterday was the same as Jonathans.

Remove this comment

Remove this thread

close

Comments Closed

Comments have been closed since this content was published more than 30 days ago, but if you'd like to continue the conversation, please create a new thread in our Forums,
or Contact Us and let us know.