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Pro JavaScript™ Techniques by John Resig

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APPENDIX CThe Browsers

JavaScript programming has always been driven by development of web browsers. Since the use of JavaScript in nonbrowser settings (e.g., server-side JavaScript) is still rather experimental, the feature set of JavaScript is still very browser-centric. Thus, the features available in JavaScript are very closely tied to how browsers evolve and which features they (or their users) deem as the most important.

Modern Browsers

Of all the possible browsers available on the Internet, there are only a few that keep up to date with the latest technologies, and even fewer that push the boundaries of what's possible with a browser. In the end, the browsers you choose to support will most likely depend on who your audience is and how ...

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