Introduction

This gives site designers news about browsers and design, helps find browsers, offers design resources, lists Inter­net stats, and sells books & ebooks for building effective websites. Also, as wise font use is key to good design, this also reports new & up­dat­ed fonts, especially free flexible fonts. First published in Sep. 1998, this is up­dated each Fri­day night (ET), with news up­dated daily.

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The Focus

This focuses on browsers wanted to test web­sites, mainly Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera, Safari, & Vivaldi.

This also focuses on flexible fonts useful in crafting websites.

There is much good in­for­mation elsewhere about browsers & fonts, & no need to “reïnvent the wheel”, so the Browser News concisely reports news, with links to details.

Bits & Pieces

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Your Browser(anchor)

This lists information about your browser. It is mainly of interest to those who wish to make browser-detection scripts.

More details are available on the Resources Your Browser page.

Note: some browsers report the major version number only; minor version numbers are hidden. For example, Internet Ex­plorer 11.0.140 falsely says that it is Internet Explorer 11.0, and Firefox 68.0.2 falsely says that it is Firefox 68.0. This makes it im­pos­si­ble for browser sniffers to report the correct version vectors.

Note: some browsers report the wrong version vectors in their user​Agent strings. For example, Vivaldi 1.15.1147.64 says that it is 1.96.1147.64. This makes it harder for browser sniffers to determine the correct version vectors.

Note: the version of the Brave browser is the current version of the Chrome browser.

 

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