Review Of Cross-Browser Testing Tools - Smashing Magazine. Advertisement At some point in the future, the way that all major browsers render Web code will likely be standardized, which will make testing across multiple browsers no longer necessary as long as the website is coded according to Web standards.
But because that day is still a way off (if it will really come at all), testing your design the advanced browsers as well as legacy browsers is a necessary part of any project. The old-school way to test code was to load your website on as many computers as you could find, using as many different combinations of browsers and operating systems as possible. That was fine if you had access to a bunch of different computers (and had some time to kill). But there are much more efficient ways to test across browsers, using either free or commercial Web services and software. Free Cross-Browser Testing Good news: very powerful free testing tools are available for Web designers today. Adobe BrowserLab Browsershots SuperPreview (Free and Commercial) Spoon. Mythicflow's webDevelopment Bookmarks on Delicious.
80 Apps and Resources for Cloud-Based Web Dev. Web development is one of the fastest growing industries in the world.
The value of the web has become apparent and business and individuals alike have jumped on board the web bandwagon. During it’s humble beginners, you might find a web developer writing his code in a text editor like Notepad. However, as the web technologies themselves progress, developers can take advantage of rich web apps to produce their content. Firebug. Firebug Extensions. From FirebugWiki Firebug extensions augment or otherwise enhance the Firebug extension.
Firebug extensions typically come in the form of Firefox add-ons. List of known Firebug extensions (in alphabetical order): Are you an author of a new extension for Firebug and want us to update the page? Just open a new issue on Firebug .  Creating Extensions  Existing Extensions  Miscellaneous  Firecookie Firecookie NOTE: Firecookie is integrated in Firebug since version 1.10. Firecookie is a an extension for Firebug that allows to view, manage and debug cookies in your browser. Visit website Download from Mozilla Addons site Get the source code (Firebug's BSD-style license) Report an issue Author: Jan Odvarko  Crossfire Crossfire is a Firebug extension which implements a JSON protocol to allow remote clients (like an IDE or code editor) to connect to Firebug. Author: Michael G.  FireStarter  Drupal For Firebug Drupal For Firebug  Firediff Firediff Visit website.
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