Google and Microsoft Join Forces to Fix Compatibility Issues Across Browsers

Microsoft and Google are jointly working together to make things easier for Web developers while building a website. The main issue faced by Web developers is the compatibility of their website across browsers. The partnership is dubbed #Compat2021 and is aimed at resolving five main issues for browser compatibility issues. These five areas are CSS Flexbox, CSS Grid, position: sticky, aspect-ratio, and CSS transforms. The project is also inviting Web developers to contribute.

Chrome Developers tweeted on Monday that Microsoft and Google jointly announced #Compat2021 to resolve major issues faced by Web developers regarding compatibility across browsers. Google listed the five main issues on its Google Developers blog that Web developers face while building a website. The information for the same was gathered through a Google project called Web Developer Satisfaction, or DevSAT. The project will also invite the Web developer community to report for bugs or missing items that they encounter.

CSS Flexbox is a tool that helps developers align images on their webpage. The issue here is with auto-align function that malfunctions due to which images are incorrectly proportioned across different browsers. Another pain point for Web developers is CSS Grid. An improvement would help create animated grid layouts on Chromium and WebKit as Gecko already supports this feature. CSS position: sticky helps place and fix content on the webpage and an improvement would bring consistency across browsers. They also want to fix the aspect-ratio to maintain a consistent height-to-width ratio for various elements. Lastly, an improvement in CSS transforms will help with consistency in 3D effects and animation on different browsers.

Microsoft and Google are working together to fix issues on Chromium that will help fix issues on Chrome and Edge browsers. If you’re interested in keeping tabs on the update of the developments, it can be done on Compat 2021 dashboard.


Some important changes are taking place with Orbital podcast. We discussed this on Orbital, our weekly technology podcast, which you can subscribe to via Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or RSS, download the episode, or just hit the play button below.

For the latest tech news and reviews, follow Gadgets 360 on Twitter, Facebook, and Google News. For the latest videos on gadgets and tech, subscribe to our YouTube channel.


Satvik Khare is a sub-editor at Gadgets 360. His proficiency lies in educating how technology makes life easier for everyone. Gadgets have always been a passion with him and he’s frequently found finding his way around new technologies. In his free time he loves tinkering with his car, participating in motorsports, and if the weather is bad, he can be found doing laps on Forza Horizon on his Xbox or reading a nice piece of fiction. He can be reached through his Twitter
…More

amazon reuters small 1584421866595 Crime Today News

Amazon Delivery Staff in India Plans for a Nationwide Strike That Could Impact Lakhs of Customers

Mi TV Stick Now Available for Rs 2,499 on Mi.com, Flipkart

mi tv stick sale 2499 small 1616585830453 Crime Today News

Related Stories




Source

CrimeTodayNews

Crime Today News is an online news website that conveys the data you have to know. We will likely transform information into data and data into understanding.

Related Posts