Thursday, April 19th, 2007

Fun Safari Bugs Episode 34

Category: Browsers, Tip, WebKit

Tobie Langel fearlessly deals with browser quirks so Prototype users will not have too. His latest battle revolves around a Regex bug that causes Safari to crash when the string is large. /(.)+/.test(string); They fixed the usage of this in some areas but still have issues with JSON sanitization. The good news is that WebKit Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:19 am

3.4 rating from 14 votes

Friday, February 23rd, 2007

XPath/XSLT support in Safari

Category: Articles, WebKit

Ruben Daniels was on a mission to create XPath and XSLT support that works on Safari. This isn’t the first effort: After searching the web I found several XPath/XSLT implementations: google AJAXSLT (168 KB) Cameron McCormack’s Xpath implementation (119 KB) JS-XPath IE-only (16 KB) I always try to keep the socalled ‘footprint’ of the application Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:49 pm

4.3 rating from 26 votes

Friday, January 12th, 2007

Rumour: Safari for Windows?

Category: WebKit

Mary Jo Foley digs deep in her reporting. This time she noticed a wiki entry on the Mozilla side that thinks Apple may have Safari on Windows with likely ties to iTunes & .Mac. I don’t know if this makes any sense. The reason I fire up Safari is: Very fast on the Mac Nice, Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:42 am

3.5 rating from 40 votes

Thursday, October 5th, 2006

Safari 3.0: New Tricks

Category: Browsers, WebKit

The Mars report has Leopard Lust, and in their latest article they walk us through three features in Safari 3.0 that get them drooling: Tabs on Steroids: “Besides catching up with most other browser makers in letting users reorder their tabs through drag-and-drop, Apple is adding the ability to drag tabs off your browser and Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:24 am

3.9 rating from 24 votes

Sunday, September 3rd, 2006

Safari 3: Improved Tab Handling

Category: Browsers, WebKit

Without installing plugins, dealing with tabs in Safari is painful. You can’t move them around. All you can do is delete and create them. It looks like Apple has stepped up and this video of Safari 3 shows rich tab/browser management. Check it out for some weekend fun.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:58 am

4.1 rating from 40 votes

Sunday, August 20th, 2006

Web Inspector Enhancements

Category: Utility, WebKit

Leland Scott let us know about the Web Kit teams latest Web Inspector debugging tool. On downloading a new build of WebKit today, I found that Web Inspector finally can provide those critical Metrics and Properties of each DOM element on my web pages. And boy, have they done a great job in the implementation! Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 11:25 pm

4.4 rating from 18 votes

Monday, July 24th, 2006

Safari: Browser.Back + Ajax

Category: Ajax, Browsers, WebKit

Matthias Willerich has written about hacks to get the back button working with Ajax land. He likes to various work: David Bloom’s work Mike Stenhouse’s work Less Rain Any others out there?

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:52 am

3.6 rating from 21 votes

Tuesday, July 11th, 2006

Tuesday Morning Roundup

Category: JavaScript, Prototype, RichTextWidget, Ruby, Scriptaculous, Tip, WebKit

some stuff on Prototype, Safari and trailing commas, an Ajax design pattern, and a slide library

Posted by Rob Sanheim at 8:00 am

3.5 rating from 26 votes

Wednesday, June 28th, 2006

Safari gets a Javascript debugger

Category: JavaScript, Programming, Toolkit, WebKit

Its about time – Webkit – the development version of Safari, has gotten a real javascript debugger. Its called Drosera, and the Surfin Safari blog has the announcement. Or you can just download the latest nightly of Webkit and go. Its interesting to note that this and the Web Inspector tool for Safari are about Read the rest…

Posted by Rob Sanheim at 10:16 am

4 rating from 53 votes

Monday, June 5th, 2006

Browser Warfare, Supporting Safari, and the Future of Macs

Category: Accessibility, Browsers, Firefox, Mac, Programming, WebKit

Leland Scott from Musings From Mars has a couple posts highlighting the never ending browser debates, in particular the Safari issue we have covered before. Scott called out a WordPress plugin that was linked to from Max Kieslers popular roundup of Ajax tutorials. The “shelf” plugin, similiar to the accordion widget in Rico and other Read the rest…

Posted by Rob Sanheim at 6:30 am

3.8 rating from 36 votes