Hello and welcome to issue 24 of Browsers and Bugs. As I am in Brighton for Responsive Day Out tomorrow you can enjoy this issue already today. Furthermore, as I am on holiday on an island in Italy starting next week for 10 days there won’t be a new issue the next 2 weeks. Enjoy the summer.
Browsers, Bugs and Workarounds
Why user agents are an ever-growing pack of lies; on browsers working around developer errors (eg. correcting charset=”utf8″ to charset=”utf-8″) and much more.
Browser vendors are collaborating on a WebAssembly standard. You can find some more information and FAQ’s in the Gitub Repo.
SVG site icons (favicons, shortcut icons) support
Debugging, Testing and more
Talk from Katie Fenn presented at ScotlandJS
Debug your user’s browser remotely via Chrome DevTools. Read more about in the blog post from Kenneth Auchenberg.
You can no test Microsoft Edge on BrowserStack.