Viewing PDFs in a Browser on a Mac

As a Mac user, one of the more annoying issues I frequently encounter is funky PDF handling in Firefox and Safari. Here are some things you can do to get PDFs working in your browser(s).

MooTools 1.2 & Opera 9.5 released, FF3 coming soon

Some quick development news: MooTools 1.2 has finally been released. MooTools is really great, I hope more people start using it. Firefox 3 should be officially released this Tuesday (June 17). Party on. Oh, while I’m at it, I guess I should mention Opera 9.5 was just released, too. I’m not a big Opera fan, but v9.5 includes some important advances in CSS3 support, which hopefully will help other browser developers to make some progress with their own CSS3 implementations.

Today’s bit o’ knowledge: Firefox Web Developer Extension

today i learned about chris pederick’s ultra-handy Web Developer Extension for Firefox. yeah yeah yeah, i know it’s been around for a while, but i never TRIED it until today. i wish i had tried it sooner! among its many features is the ability to toggle outlines on and off (looking at other sites’ block-level CSS is fun in a voyeuristic way), as well as the ability to disable a site’s CSS, images, javascript, cookies and more! it makes it really easy to examine the nuts-and-bolts of a web page’s structure/design without doing a save-as and opening in an editor …

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