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#1 calvin

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Posted 11 May 2010 - 01:21 PM

What's your best browser? Is it firefox? IE, Safari or Google Chrome? Why?


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Posted 11 May 2010 - 02:41 PM

IE6 .... I like mysterys :flm7:


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Posted 11 May 2010 - 02:43 PM

Firefox - everything always seems to work.


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Posted 11 May 2010 - 02:46 PM

I personally use Safari.


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Posted 11 May 2010 - 03:31 PM

FF.
Opera (cause lovin` music)


#6 ChristopherDarling

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Posted 11 May 2010 - 03:34 PM

Firefox no doubt


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Posted 11 May 2010 - 03:51 PM

It all depends on the platform and your needs. At the moment on OS X I'm finding the developer previews of Chrome to be best.


#8 chtyrone

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Posted 12 May 2010 - 08:41 AM

For safe browsing, Firefox with noscript.


#9 Sinero Web Design

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Posted 13 May 2010 - 10:16 AM

Chrome 4 due to its speed and security , end of story :)


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Posted 13 May 2010 - 11:03 AM

On my dock I've got Firefox, Flock, Chrome, Safari and Opera. I use Firefox to debug my sketchy jQuery, Safari to watch TV, all of them to check my work.
Chrome is definitely my favourite for several reasons; fast, no mess, no ridiculous themes, no annoying updates, minimal controls, neat tabbing, top-sites (though not great/easy to edit), keeps websites looking great. I say keeps sites looking great as it just seems to make pages work regardless of the errors within the HTML/CSS - that may not be great for us developers, but that's why we've all got IE6 stored somewhere, right? :mellow:

In fact, upon loading the actual browser application, Chrome loads nearly 3 times faster than Firefox (only a matter of a second or so, but still...). Safari can still claim victory of application load-times, at least on OS X.

So in my opinion, the best are; 1. Chrome, 2. Safari, 3. Firefox - without the dross.


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Posted 30 May 2010 - 02:18 PM

I use Chrome on my laptop because it is nice and clean, easy to use and is nice and secure.

On my Desktop (64 bit) i use FF because chrome tends to play up a lot :(


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Posted 03 June 2010 - 09:06 AM

Love love love Google Chrome. With it's extensions it's the browser I've always wanted. I never trust Google to not spy on me but I read the whole boring privacy bit about Chrome and it sounds okay to me. I did see that Chrome is supposedly less secure (5 times so) than IE8 but seeing as I got a lot of Trojans etc when I was using IE8 I don't know if I believe in the supposed security of IE8.


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Posted 03 June 2010 - 09:17 AM

Safari on my Mac and Chrome on my PC :)


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Posted 03 June 2010 - 08:06 PM

Firefox, I've been using it for years and I find it is so much faster and efficient when i compare it to IE.

I use opera on my nokia e71 and I love that, I've actually found it to be faster than the internet on Blackberrys.


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Posted 08 June 2010 - 02:18 PM

My preference is Firefox but I've not really devoted anytime to looking at Chrome/Safari etc, basically, as long as it's not IE I don't really mind.


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Posted 08 June 2010 - 04:54 PM

I love Chrome, for me it's a good mix between Firefox and Safari.
Ad I love it to watch soccer games in streaming, and Chrome is perfect for that.


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Posted 08 June 2010 - 08:06 PM

What's your best browser? Is it firefox? IE, Safari or Google Chrome? Why?


I love firefox for designing, as the firebug tool and the CSS editor in the web developer toolbar are second to none!

Saying that I love Chrome for its speed and the way it is always realiable... i just find it hard to use the developer app that it uses, and have tried Firebug lite and cant get used to it... so I use Chrome mainly for non design work....


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Posted 09 June 2010 - 05:30 AM

I love firefox for designing, as the firebug tool and the CSS editor in the web developer toolbar are second to none!

Saying that I love Chrome for its speed and the way it is always realiable... i just find it hard to use the developer app that it uses, and have tried Firebug lite and cant get used to it... so I use Chrome mainly for non design work....


Chrome developer tools are really good when you learn you're way around them. The console's great for JS debugging too.

Chrome + Firefox for dev work. Chrome generally.

On my Desktop (64 bit) i use FF because chrome tends to play up a lot


I've never had a problem with chrome (V5) on 64 bit.


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Posted 09 June 2010 - 03:09 PM

Yeah I think chrome and firefox mostly (mac)


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Posted 09 June 2010 - 04:28 PM

I find things I don't like on every browser to be honest. I am liking the latest version of Opera most of all though, very quick loading of pages, customisable, excellent CSS/Javscript support, the Speed Dial is good.
Seems to have a bug with ctrl+T not launching new tabs sometimes, which is annoying.

Firefox is my choice for developing sites as I am used to Firebug.


#21 bocaj

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Posted 10 June 2010 - 09:08 AM

Seems to have a bug with ctrl+T not launching new tabs sometimes, which is annoying.



I had that, the one thing i do like about opera is the ability to set a refresh interval.

What about mobile browsers? Does anyone use a none default on their phone. SkyFire for android is deffo my fave atm :)


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Posted 10 June 2010 - 01:29 PM

Firefox, best for dev, worst for speed/browsing. Basically, a complete resource HOG
Chrome, fast as hell, but developer tools suck IMO. Add ons seem flakey
Opera, lovely browser - but lacks support for XMarks or Feedly
Safari - won't touch it, f**k off Jobs. Also, don't like the lack of tear off tabs.
IE - never use it except to test.

My favorite to USE is Opera, it has some incredibly cool features - but it just lacks some other core features I've got used to in FF to make me switch.


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Posted 10 June 2010 - 02:16 PM



I had that, the one thing i do like about opera is the ability to set a refresh interval.


Did you ever find a fix for it?


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Posted 10 June 2010 - 05:28 PM

Did you ever find a fix for it?


Nope, but i did only have opera for a couple of days before reformatting my pc :p

Chrome, fast as hell, but developer tools suck IMO. Add ons seem flakey



The addons are a little dodgey, makes me think of greasemonkey. The developer tools offer things out of the box that FireFox doesn't. It's great for resource tracking, monitoring scripts etc. The developer tools offer a lot if you take the time to understand them. They're excellent for JS.

http://www.chromium.org/devtools


#25 RobertG

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Posted 10 June 2010 - 07:04 PM

i use chrome for the developers inspect element and debugging sections.


#26 keyboardboy1

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Posted 23 July 2010 - 09:50 AM

Firefox is my favorite browser.


#27 Jake151

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Posted 16 August 2010 - 09:41 PM

IE just because no one else has said it





























But really its firefox for me


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Posted 18 August 2010 - 12:15 AM

IE has it's plus points. Without it we'd never truly realise how good the others are. It really does set a benchmark many of use to promote our preference.


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Posted 05 October 2010 - 11:56 AM

Firefox primarily but also Chromium (aka FLOSS Chrome).

I would never use any version of Safari or Internet Explorer for browsing period.


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Posted 05 October 2010 - 12:14 PM

I would never use any version of Safari or Internet Explorer for browsing period.

Why? :mellow:


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Posted 05 October 2010 - 06:38 PM

Firefox and chrome both. I use firefox mostly because of few plugins like firebug. I like chrome because of its speed but i rarely use it.


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Posted 05 October 2010 - 06:43 PM

Firefox and chrome both. I use firefox mostly because of few plugins like firebug. I like chrome because of its speed but i rarely use it.


I agree with you there, I could not have put it better!


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Posted 22 October 2010 - 09:26 AM

Firefox never caused me any trouble


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Posted 22 October 2010 - 09:32 AM

I have used IE, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera and Flock, and i think Chrome is bye far the best, followed by Firefox.


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Posted 19 November 2010 - 11:12 AM

I personally like Firefox browser with the lot of useful addons.


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Posted 12 December 2010 - 07:54 PM

Personally I use google Chrome all the time, only ever use other browsers when testing design compatibility.


#37 che09

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Posted 13 December 2010 - 02:40 AM

I'm using FF..So it would be Firefox!! ;)


#38 HACKERSMIND

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Posted 15 December 2010 - 11:38 AM

no one is complete.but chrome rated best.second firefox.


#39 kingy da killa

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Posted 15 December 2010 - 12:57 PM

personally, i like IE best, just because ive been using it since like i was 11? i havent felt the need to switch since :)

however firefox or chrome its defiantely better but im just too used to it to change


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Posted 17 December 2010 - 01:06 PM

Firefox, always favoured it.





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