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Test Web application Compatibility of IE 7 and IE 8 in one browser IE 8

There are always compatibility issues with different browsers, we the developers have to test our application in every browser whether it is IE 7 or IE 8 or Mozilla etc…

Microsoft has implemented one good feature in IE 8, introduced developer tools which allows us to test pages in both IE 7 and IE 8.

To access Developer Tools

Open Internet Explorer 8  à Tools à Developer Tools or just use the F12 key of keyboard.

In the developer tools you will see “Browse Mode” and list having IE 7, IE 8 and IE compatibility. You can select the appropriate option and page will load according to the option selected and will be displayed as it is displayed in IE 7 or IE 8.

Compatibility mode of IE8 loads your applications solving design problems like misaligned text, images, or text boxes.

Useful Mozilla Firefox Add-ons/Extensions for Developers

While developing applications, there arises requirement where we need to check how the page looks runtime, what is the css applied, how many request gone, what is the markup generated, any javascript occurred if then at which place, how many javascript and stylesheets loaded, browser compatibility etc etc..

Here is a list of useful  Mozilla Firefox Add-ons :

1) Firebug

An add-on for every web developer.  You can edit, debug, and monitor CSS, HTML, and JavaScript live in any web page.

Download:

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/1843

2) Web Developer

The Web Developer extension adds a menu and a toolbar with various web developer tools.

Download:

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/60

3) Javascript Debugger

Javascript Debugger provide a powerful JavaScript debugging environment for Mozilla based browsers.

Download

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/216

4) JSView

All browsers include a “View Source” option, but none of them offer the ability to view the source code of external files. Most websites store their javascripts and style sheets in external files and then link to them within a web page’s.

Download

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/2076

5) IETab

View Internet Explore Tab in Firefox . This is a very nice addon to check compatibility of Internet Explorer in Firefox

Download

https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/1419

6) YSlow

YSlow analyzes web pages and why they’re slow based on Yahoo!’s rules for high performance web sites.

Download

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/5369

7) Httpfox

HttpFox monitors and analyzes all incoming and outgoing HTTP traffic between the browser and the web servers.

Download

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/6647

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