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Debugging silverlight in Firefox and Chrome


Well, it seams that war between Firefox and Chrome in my life is not over yet, despite brave decision I have made.... I was forced to write small widget in Silverlight, and to be honest I was having hard time debugging it in visual studio - somehow, I couldn't hit any breakpoints. Well shit happens. After an hours spend on that i've decided to change browser to IE thinking - Microsoft products goes well with Microsoft products. I wasn't sure about that but surprisingly, it worked. After some time of googling I managed to find a solution for firefox: 1. In Firefox address bar type "about:config" and accept warning 2. Change value of the entry "dom.ipc.plugins.enabled.npctrl.dll" to "true" 3. Restart Firefox It worked just great. I still haven't managed to find a proper solution for Chrome browser. I guess until I am ready with this widget Firefox has to be my temporary browser... eh ... Anyone with Chrome fix/workaround?

Tags: [chrome] [debugging] [firefox] [silverlight] [web development]

Browser and self closed script tag...


I keep on doing that thing for every new project. i simply make script tag self closing, like on the example below:
<script type="text/javascript" src="" />
Browsers may behave in really strange way - just for Your curiosity - try to run it common browsers. It looks like Chrome is less immune to this than IE and Firefox. And it comes with explanation:
XML self-closing tag syntax used on <script>. The tag will be closed by WebKit, but not all browsers do this. Change to <script></script> instead for best cross-browser compatibility.
So - for Your own safety, do not use self closing on script tag. Thus anyone of You know why not all major browsers just ignore this? I know that it is 'my' bug cause according to html specification i shouldn't selft close it. But we are all humans, making mistakes is in our nature...

Tags: [chrome] [firefox] [script] [web development]

Google Chrome has finally become my first browser!


Chrome... It has taken some time. I have tried to follow all the changes made since the first version. I have decided to give it a try from time to time. Each time new major version was released I promised my self to spend at least few days with Chrome as my default browser. Till version 3.0 or 4.0 Chrome was far far behind Firefox - lack of extensions made web browsing a little bit annoying. After that, when I was finally able to use gmail/wether/translate extensions i was using it more and more often. But still,each time I had to made some web development I was going back to firefox with it's unbeatable (till recent) add-on: firebug. Since latest stable Chrome (6.0) i use it even for web development. I have found firebug making my ajax request unstable, and all the embedded developer tools work like charm. There are still few (but just a few) things that i miss from firebug but in overall i am perfectly happy with all Chrome offers and how it saves CPU and memory (comparing to Firefox).

Tags: [browser] [chrome] [firefox] [web development]

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