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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?

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  • This picture could use 100 words. – John Saunders Feb 23 '10 at 12:04
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    Naw -- just needed to use a bigger brush for the freehand circle. – tvanfosson Feb 23 '10 at 12:12
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    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
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I use Firefox for one reason: GreaseMonkey. There are tons of great grease monkey scripts out there for M?S[FOU].

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    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
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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.

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    I dumped IE for anything else because everything is SLOW on IE. – perbert Feb 23 '10 at 14:22
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    you were still using IE when SO came out? – Kip Feb 24 '10 at 15:34
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Correct answer: any browser.

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  • ... or IE 9 Beta ;-) – Joey Nov 25 '10 at 14:22

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