Browsers

A 2-post collection

IE 7 beta 2 preview first bug already found!

Ok so on the same day IE 7 beta 2 preview is released a bug is found!! According to PCWorld here. An independent researcher only needed 15 minutes to find to find the first bug in the beta 2 preview. The interesting thing is that “Ferris’s discovery is one of the quickest such bug-findings on record“. I personally dont think this is bad news tho. I mean the software is not even a beta yet… and discovering bugs early leads to having a better, less vulnerable final product. More details on the bug can be found here. *Update: *here’s a post from the IE blog regarding the issue....

Rendering ASP.NET controls in non MS Browsers

Probably all of you know that stuff already but for those that dont. ASP.NET by default does not treat non MS browsers as uplevel browsers leading to ASP.NET controls being rendered incorrectly. Well the solution for that is to include browser caps in the .config files of the application. Here is a great article that explains all about this, and here is a browserCap section already written to handle non MS browsers including many of the unfamiliar ones....