I know Stack Overflow can be used with almost every browser today, but I have a few more specific questions:

  • Which browser do the developers suggest to use for Stack Overflow?

  • What percent of users use a particular browser (Chrome/Firefox/IE/Safari)?

  • Does the SO team have a graph representing the above statistics?

share|improve this question
    
12  
If you're considering changing your browser based on getting the best StackOverflow experience, you need to get out of the house a little more often. –  tvanfosson Feb 23 '10 at 12:15
add comment

closed as too localized by tvanfosson, ChrisF, jmfsg, alex, perbert Feb 23 '10 at 14:23

This question is unlikely to help any future visitors; it is only relevant to a small geographic area, a specific moment in time, or an extraordinarily narrow situation that is not generally applicable to the worldwide audience of the internet. For help making this question more broadly applicable, visit the help center.If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question.

4 Answers

alt text

share|improve this answer
    
This picture could use 100 words. –  John Saunders Feb 23 '10 at 12:04
1  
Naw -- just needed to use a bigger brush for the freehand circle. –  tvanfosson Feb 23 '10 at 12:12
11  
Oh, if only. Shame that the design of stackoverflow treats non-JS users as second-class citizens. –  Quentin Feb 23 '10 at 12:21
    
Non-JS users are second class citizens. Or conspiracy theorists. –  Mark Henderson Feb 24 '10 at 21:16
add comment

I use Firefox for one reason: GreaseMonkey. There are tons of great grease monkey scripts out there for M?S[FOU].

share|improve this answer
1  
+1 for S[F|O|U] –  Matt Feb 23 '10 at 15:29
4  
Shouldn't that be S[FOU]? –  mmyers Feb 23 '10 at 16:10
    
@mmyers Good point, thanks. I didn't mean to reference the hidden site S| –  C. Ross Feb 23 '10 at 18:10
    
really, should be M?S[OFU] (note: meta.serverfault.com and meta.superuser.com redirect to meta.stackoverflow.com) –  Kip Feb 24 '10 at 15:20
add comment

I dumped IE for Chrome because SO is SLOW on IE. It's all that fancy-pants client side stuff, especially when hiding/highlighting tags.

share|improve this answer
1  
I dumped IE for anything else because everything is SLOW on IE. –  perbert Feb 23 '10 at 14:22
1  
you were still using IE when SO came out? –  Kip Feb 24 '10 at 15:34
add comment

Correct answer: any browser.

share|improve this answer
3  
or IE6.......... –  Matt Feb 23 '10 at 15:29
    
... or IE 9 Beta ;-) –  Joey Nov 25 '10 at 14:22
add comment

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .