XMLHttpRequest and events

23rd June 2006

In the past I’ve mentioned my confusion about the differing behaviour of certain aspects of the oh-so-trendy XMLHttpRequest object, but now I have access to a couple of non-windows browsers for testing I thought I’d take a look to see how they handle it. Perhaps unsurprisingly they are also subtly different again from IE, Firefox and Opera. Is this what happens when browser makers have to reverse engineer someone else’s feature instead of working with documented standards?

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JavaScript Loop Test

3rd June 2006

Today I set out to answer the oh-so exciting question “What is the fastest way to create a loop in JavaScript?” After some tedious exhaustive, cross browser testing these are my results…

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