IE8 released

On March 20, 2009, in Browsers, by Anuj Gakhar

So, Internet Explorer 8  finally got released yesterday after months of testing and I dont quite know how to react to that.  As a developer, its always a bit worrying the number of browsers we have to support these days. To be honest, I am not worried about supporting Mozilla etc but supporting all of IE6, […]


ExtJs : Disappearing Grid Headers in IE6

On July 17, 2008, in Javascript, Browsers, by Anuj Gakhar

I just came across this issue and thoughts its best to do a quick post for future reference. If you happen to use ExtJs (which is a great JS library by the way, apart from the recent license issues) , and if you have a Ext Grid on your page, you might run into the […]


Firefox 3 : 8 million downloads in 24 hours

On June 19, 2008, in Browsers, by Anuj Gakhar

Yesterday, 17th June, 2008 was the Firefox Download Day. Firefox had set a goal of 5 million downloads to be able to record this as a Guiness Record. And according to this, Mozilla’s Firefox 3 release event yesterday was an epic success. The servers logged over 8 million downloads during the 24-hour download day, and […]


Say No to IE 6.0

On June 4, 2008, in Browsers, by Anuj Gakhar

There is a campaign going on over at SaveTheDevelopers that focuses on assisting users in upgrading their Internet Explorer 6 web browser. This campaign will result in former IE 6 users having a more enjoyable experience on the web while (hopefully) creating a less stressful and complicated environment for web developers by hastening the retirement […]


HTTP 414 Request-URI Too Large and Firefox

On May 30, 2008, in Browsers, by Anuj Gakhar

I have been struggling with this weird browser issue for the past day or so now. If I open any website off one of the IIS servers here, it brings up the following weird error (only in Firefox). HTTP 414 Request-URI Too Large – The size of the request header is too large. Contact your […]


500 million Firefox downloads

On March 19, 2008, in Browsers, by Anuj Gakhar

I am a bit late in finding this out but I just read that, on Feb 21st 2008, Firefox reached a whopping 500 million downloads. Now that really is a marvellous achievement. I remember those days (years ago) when IE was the popular browser and everyone used to code around compatibility between different versions of […]

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