Hasty Treat - Old Browsers, Fallbacks and Polyfills - Part 1 — Syntax Podcast 083

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Wes Bos

Wes Bos

Full Stack JavaScript Developer. Creator of really good web development courses. BBQ enthusiast.

Scott Tolinski

Scott Tolinski

Web Developer, Creator of Level Up Tuts, Bboy, Robotops Crew and Youtuber

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Oct 15th, 2018

Hasty Treat - Old Browsers, Fallbacks and Polyfills - Part 1

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In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes kickoff a three-part series about old browsers, fallbacks and polyfills. In part one, Scott and Wes talk specifically about old browsers, how best to support them, and whether or not you should support them at all.

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Show Notes

5:10 - How do you decide if you should support an older browser?

  • Google Analytics Data
  • User base / Money earned from that audience
  • IS it worth it? Time vs Money?

11:35 - How do you test your websites and app in older browsers?

18:24 - Supporting and Testing Mobile Browsers

  • Resize your browser
  • Build a device lab
  • Remote Debugging
  • Browser device view
  • Faking Geolocation
  • Emulators in XCode / Android dev tools
  • Browsersync
  • Ghostlab

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