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What is Modernizr?

It’s a collection of superfast tests or detects as we like to call them which run as your web page loads, then you can use the results to tailor the experience to the user. It tells you what HTML, CSS and JavaScript features the user’s browser has to offer.
Modernizr is a tool in the JavaScript Compilers category of a tech stack.
Modernizr is an open source tool with 23.9K GitHub stars and 3K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Modernizr's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Modernizr?

24039 companies reportedly use Modernizr in their tech stacks, including LinkedIn, Snapchat, and Visualoop.

32 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Modernizr.

Why developers like Modernizr?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Modernizr
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Modernizr's Features

  • Easy to deliver tiered experiences
  • Make use of the latest and greatest features in browsers
  • Without leaving less fortunate users high and dry.

Modernizr Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Modernizr?
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Modernizr's Followers
30 developers follow Modernizr to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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