Conditionizr provides browser targeting

Developer Todd Motto and creative director Mark Goodyear have released Conditionizr, a “conditional-free legacy, Retina, script and style loader”. According to the Conditionizr website, the intelligent jQuery plug-in detects an end-user’s browser and pixel ratio, enabling you to serve specific conditional JavaScript and CSS files they need. We spoke to Motto about why the plug-in was created and how it can benefit designers and developers.

.net: Why did you create Conditionizr?
Motto: There’s a gap in any web developer’s toolkit when it comes to properly dealing with Internet Explorer and legacy content serving. We rely on conditional statements, which clutter up our websites. It’s an ancient technique that among HTML5 just feels wrong.

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