Safari Developer Anyone?

For those developers for kick ass web sites, and those who have missed this one. I know I did, Safari interprets Javascript as application/javascript, so you may find yourselves with some errors for resources. But do not change your html just yet, let me explain.

If you have the develop toolbar switched on then you may see a warning like this every so often:

Resource interpreted as other but transferred with MIME type application/javascript

It is because Safari interprets javascript as the approved MIME type of ‘application/javascript’, where as you may be using text/javascript. Unfortunately if you wade in and change your html references to you script files, then you will run into problems with IE, internet Explorer doesn’t understand the IANA approved usage and will ignore .js files.

Thus are the joys of building for every browser today.

Posted On: Friday, November 27th, 2009 @ 7:14 pm by Ian Tearle


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