- Frontend developers are able to contribute more to the project.
Use feature detection such as Modernizr since browsers are evolving so much that simple browser and version checks are a thing of the past. No wonder why jQuery had deprecated the $.browser object. Really, do you really want to keep track of which browser at which version has a specific event such as mouseenter and mouseleave? Modernizr gets rid of all the browser and version confusion allowing features to degrade gracefully. It’s lead by Paul Irish a frontend guru who works at Google and a huge contributor to open source development, a highly respected person. I’ve been implementing this awesome software in many of my projects lately and have nothing but great things to say about it.
We can’t control how and when browsers are updated.