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Hour 22. Test Twice, Publish Once: Professional Cross-Browser Testing with S...

Hour 22. Test Twice, Publish Once: Professional Cross-Browser Testing with SuperPreview


What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

• What SuperPreview is and how it came about

• How to use Snapshot to get instant in-browser previews of your pages

• How to use SuperPreview as a standalone application

• How to use the SuperPreview online service and remote browsers

• How to diagnose and fix problems uncovered by SuperPreview

• How to create a warning telling Internet Explorer 6 users to upgrade their browser


As previously mentioned several times in this book, cross-browser and cross-platform testing of your web pages and sites is paramount if you want to ensure that all of your visitors have the same experience. This has two reasons: First, even though the browser producers are converging on an agreement about how to interpret CSS and JavaScript (and in spite of the W3C conventions on the topics), there is still no absolute truth about how to do this; as a result, all browsers available have idiosyncrasies that can cause your pages to render improperly. This is further complicated because the same browsers running under different platforms (most notably Safari running under Mac OS and Windows) render different results. Whatever the reason, cro....


  

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