Month: October 2010

Problems with Javascript observing dom:loaded and IE7

We recently came across a nasty IE7 problem where the browser sometimes doesn’t fire the page-finished-loading event properly, which led to a misleading failure in our Selenium continuous-integration tests. Just thought I’d let you all know…. (Thanks to Ben Gidley for describing the problem and the workaround.)

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Double considered harmful

or: How the number 1.2 cramped my style. So, everybody who paid attention in college CS knows this. Heck, I didn’t always pay attention, and I knew it, but it still caught me by surprise when I hit my head on this issue in the real world. Recapping the background: […]

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