[ubuntu-za] Web development

Deon Spengler deon.spengler at gmail.com
Fri Oct 30 07:42:29 GMT 2009

On Fri, 2009-10-30 at 08:59 +0200, Charl Wentzel wrote: 
> Hi Guys
> I just need to vent for a second, so I appologies if this is uncalled
> for...
> I've been working on a web framework for database applications for the
> last 18 months and I constantly run into the same problem over and over!
> When I test the application I test it in 2 different browsers in Linux,
> and three different browsers in Windows.  
> Why is it that that the site works perfectly in all browsers but one!
> The same code works in every other browser without modification, but I
> regularly have to make special modifications for only one of them!!!  Do
> I even have to say which one?
> Just as you finish a phase, you have to go back, make modifications and
> retest, and it often adds 10% additional time to the development...
> 1...2...3...4...5...6...7...8...9...10... Ok, I feel beter, now.
> Charl

I know how you feel, that one browser (that will not be mentioned by
name) cost me 3 days of addional work just to hack my 100% standard
based code so that it will work.

I was forced to make changes that I was not happy with from a coding
point of view.

By the way, what web framework do you use, the one that I use is django.



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