Hello, world – this is my first post! I’ve learned a bunch since joining the Studiobanks team three months ago. Lots of that learning has been dedicated to becoming accustomed to a new workplace (workflows, project history etc), but at least one universal pearl of wisdom comes to mind that I think would be helpful to lots of folks – testing Internet Explorer 6, 7, 8, and 9!
Since we’re all Mac here at the office, I’ve become reasonably familiar with the process of setting up multiple virtual machines to provide a rock-solid (and free) testing environment on my local computer. I’ve employed other techniques over the years (IETester, online screenshot services), but nothing comes close to having the actual browsers loaded in their own sandboxed environment. We’ll achieve this by creating four separate virtual machines in VirtualBox.
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