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sunil chow
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Hi Ranchers,

What technology is being used for developing this site(ranch)?
By looking at the url's i think they are using cgi-bin.... and not java
web components(jsp,servlets etc....)
Just curious to know why not java?

And whenever i browse this site, i always find javascript error in my browser, which says an object is missing as i am using IE... am i missing some configuration in the browser

If the above questions are being answered already,
please give me the url's to the answers

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Ulf Dittmer
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Some information on why the forum software does not use Java can be found in the discussion on New Forum Software.
 
Jeff Albertson
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Originally posted by sunil chow:
And whenever i browse this site, i always find javascript error in my browser, which says an object is missing as i am using IE... am i missing some configuration in the browser


:roll: A Javarancher that doesn't use Firefox, I can't believe it!
 
Stephen Boston
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Yup! Everything looks rosey in FF.
 
Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Originally posted by Stephen Boston:

Yup! Everything looks rosey in FF.


Works fine in IE, too, for most people, anyway. sunil chow, if you tell us the exact error message, perhaps someone could help.
 
Ulf Dittmer
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Safari generates a couple of warning messages for each page as well. The details including the exact messages are in this thread.
 
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Thanks, Ulf. That thread went by when I was on vacation and I've never seen it before.
 
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Looks like I spoke before all the facts were in. Those error messages were caused by PithHelmet (a Safari extension) blocking some JavaScripts. With it turned off, no more errors.
 
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Cool. I did a little experimenting and concluded that a proxy firewall blocking *.js files could possibly have the same effect. Anyway, great, we'll file "PithHelmet" away in the knowledge bank.
 
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