Monday, May 31, 2010

Re: GWT 2.0.3: Cross-browser problems still?

>I've had all kinds of cross-browser problems, in particular with events and graphics, and sometimes widgets.

Can you be more specific and give the list of specific issues you had?

It would then be useful to fill new bug reports.

On May 31, 1:28 am, Navigateur <> wrote:
> When I came into GWT I thought it was going to be write-once for all
> browsers. Since I've been using it, I've had all kinds of cross-
> browser problems, in particular with events and graphics, and
> sometimes widgets. And I've had to do workarounds (which I still
> haven't fully resolved) to make it work the same in different
> browsers.
> I just wondered if everybody else has had smooth-sailing with browsers
> or if there are others with similar issues?
> I know this is a vent, but sometimes I wish I had used Flash instead!
> Maybe Google can write clear guidelines for third-party library
> developers, since some of their libraries with respect to events and
> graphics seem to contribute to (but are not the only) problem. And
> treat cross-browser differences as a priority e.g. the fact that the
> core widget focusPanel doesn't seem to register mouseMove events in
> Internet Explorer except on the widgets contained on it, but does so
> fine in Firefox/Chrome.
> I hope everything written in GWT works the same in all browsers one
> day.

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