I’ve been able to narrow down my problem with IE7b2 and background sprites. However, I still have not been able to create a stripped down test page that consistently mis-behaves. So my observations, while not scientific, could save you some hours of debugging. Internet Explorer 7beta2 is not treating transparent png background images correctly. It […]
Debugging IE7beta can become tedious when you need to continualy install, reboot, uninstall, reboot, etc to switch between IE6 and IE7b2 for testing. Jon Galloway has created a great method to run IE7 as a self contained browser. This will save you many hours in rebooting to test between the browsers. I’ve been using it […]
Firebug will soon join the web developer toolbar as a can’t-live-without tool in your browser. This Firefox extension lets you track down the JS, CSS, and HTML errors that are driving you crazy. Joe Hewitt just released the latest version of Firebug. Get it now while the going is good.
How good is IE7? I was wondering about that today as I reloaded it to do another batch of bug fixing. The proof may be in your CSS pudding. We are using conditional comments to import either ie6.css or ie7.css to control our hacks. So far, the ie6 style sheet is 342 lines long, including […]
I came across an issue with Internet Explorer 7 beta displaying the rating stars incorrectly in Yahoo! Tech. After doing some testing, I realized the browser was measuring the sprite image from the bottom up, rather than the top down. This is a significant issue. I had to create a new set of rules in […]