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Malinda Bazso481 Points
What is the preferred browser to use?
I use Firefox. It seams quirky when I launch a workspace. It doesn't open the workspace in a new tab, it launches in a new window. When I preview my workspace, it opens in a tab in the first window. When I refresh my preview, it opens in a new tap in the first window. I'm running Windows Vista.
They use chrome in all their videos from what I've seen so far. I use firefox, though, mostly because I'm used to it. Some of the things they show you in their videos won't work in firefox--I still use firefox though because I'm then forced to find what will work for firefox and chrome instead of just chrome.
I've continued to develop in firefox because I've found that it helps me learn to develop better cross-browser support skills. To each their own though.
vishal fulwani7,573 Points
Hey, Chrome is best browser for web developer and many web developer using chrome always.
Chrome is what Treehouse designs to.
I am surprised you are using Vista, not 7. You might want to consider changing to Linux Mint on a dual boot. It can be easy (although not always) to create the dual boot. I have windows 7 and Mint on this computer and am always using Mint. Vista has a ton of bugs and problems.
There is nothing wrong with Firefox, especially if you install Firebug. You will find some cutting edge CSS that requires vendor prefixes to display.
I'm running Chrome and I have the same issue as you do. I find it annoying but I haven't been able to fix it.
When I open the workspace, it opens in a new window, instead of a new tab. Then when I preview the workspace, it opens back up in the original window, in a new tab. I would love for it all to stay in one window.
Malinda Bazso481 Points
I have purchased a new laptop since I first posted my question. I'm still using Firefox and it still launches Workspaces in a new window rather than a new tab. I'm used to it now and it's now big deal since my new laptop is much faster (much, much faster) than my old clunker :) It's running Windows 10, I'm going to install Linux on it also.