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How To Set Up a Web Compatibility Activity

Interoperability is key for enabling the Web. We want to be able to access the Web whatever the device and the browser we are using. The reality is less shiny. In between browsers bugs and Web sites which have been made for a specific device, it's getting hard to get things working properly. Everyone is trying to hack on what the others are doing. The end result is a giant mess. A Web compatibility activity is about dealing with that reality on a daily basis.

Rusty wall with patches of wood

I want to write a few things you can do in your organization if you are in this context. It will take certainly a few blog posts, and will be more like a brain dump than the "101 quick tips to become the king of the hill". Basically, bookmark this page I will update it with links.

  • Bug Tracker
  • Web Opener Team
  • Technical Evangelism
  • Contacts with companies
  • Local Markets
  • Surveys
  • Volunteers
  • How to start your local chapter?
  • How to share information?
  • User Agent sniffing
  • User Agent Override
  • Vendor Properties
  • Framework
  • Automated testing

Otsukare!