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Research: Webp Image Format




The next round of emerging image formats are truly amazing. While they are still in their infancy, there is great promise to formats like WebP. In this article, I dig in to WebP usage and examine how to handle fallback for other, more common, image formats.


I am a fundamentalist and a minimalist when it comes to web technologies. My belief is that it is far better to cast a bigger compatibility net than it is to limit access with features. Because of this, I have steered clear of webp and other next gen image formats. But after some research and testing, I believe I have found a HTML5 fall back solution with the use of the Modernizr JavaScript Detection Plugin. I will post more of this later.


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