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The HTML platform

Goals

  • Learn about differences between browsers like Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Edge, Safari
  • Understand how we test for older browsers using Browserstack and Windows VMs
  • What are "Evergreen browsers"?
  • What do people mean when they talk about "HTML5"?
  • Understand which browsers you are supposed to support in a project
    • Understand the differences between a publicly available service and an application with a closed circle of users
  • Spend an hour with Can I Use
    • Why is this site useful?
  • Spend an hour with MDN
    • Why is this site useful?
  • What is a "Polyfill"?
  • What is "Graceful degradation?"
    • Name three practical examples

Exercises

  • Test MovieDB in Internet Explorer 8 and 10 and in Safari using Browserstack (get credentials from a colleague). What did you observe?
  • Apply one example for graceful degradation to MovieDB (even if it means adding a new feature or style)

Author of this card:

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Henning Koch
Last edit:
about 1 month ago
by Florian Leinsinger
Keywords:
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Posted by Henning Koch to makandra Curriculum
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