Pew Pew Laser Blog

Code. Glass art. Games. Baking. Cats. From Seattle, Washington and various sundry satellite locations.

Pew Pew Laser Blog Archives — by Blog ID

Browser Support.

4.7.2010

There was an interesting discussion about browser support in Boagworld's panel at the 2009 SXSW conference. (Start listening at about 44 minutes into the podcast. Yes, yes, I'm a little behind in my podcasts.)

When asked when web designers would no longer have to support IE6, Jeremy Keith rejected the very premise of the question - that "supporting" a browser was a simple "yes" or "no" decision. He argued that lessened functionality was OK in older browsers, and that no browser should be denied access to your content.

In my opinion, designing a site which degrades nicely while only testing in a few modern and high-traffic browsers is definitely the way to go.

Permalink

Tags: web-development

Authorized users may log-in to leave a comment.

Last Blog: The Lifespan of Data.

Next Blog: Helping the User Help You.