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Webshims Lib is a modular capability-based polyfill-loading library

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Webshims Lib - The polyfilling, capability based loading JavaScript Libary

Features

general Features:

  • HTML5 compilant: correctly and accurately implemented (HTML5) Markup-, JS- and DOM-APIs
  • capability based loading: extrem lightweight in modern browsers
  • cross-browser support: All A-Graded browsers including last version of Opera are testet
  • extendable: we have not implemented a feature, you want to use. You can easily implement the feature your own

implemented Features:

  • HTML5 shiv and innerShiv solution including basic CSS-Support
  • canvas
  • HTML5 form features including: constraint validation and form widgets (input[range], input[date], input[time], input[datetime-local], output)
  • JSON (stringify and parse)
  • localStorage/sessionStorage
  • geolocation
  • ECMAScript 5 / JavaScript 1.8.5 features

How To Use


<script src="js-webshim/minified/polyfiller.js"></script> 

<script> 
    //path is path of polyfiller.js-code + shims/ 
    $.webshims.loader.basePath += 'shims/'; 
    //load and implement all unsupported features 
    $.webshims.polyfill(); 
</script>

  • Wait till the implementation is ready and work with it:

<script> 
    $.webshims.ready('geolocation json-storage', function(){ 
        //work with geolocation, JSON and localStorage 
        var userData = JSON.parse(localStorage.getItem('userData')) || {visits: 0};
        //...
        $(function(){
            //work with geolocation JSON and localStorage *and the DOM*
            $('#visits').html(userData.visits);
            //...
        });
    }); 
</script>

more informations and demos

License

The Webshims Lib core is licensed under the MIT-License. Note: Webshims Lib uses many great third party scripts.

Questions?

If you have any questions, please feel free to ask them on the Using jQuery Plugins forum, which can be found here:
http://forum.jquery.com/using-jquery-plugins

Please tag your questions with 'webshims' or 'polyfill'.

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