Resource interpreted as other but transferred with MIME type text/javascript.

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When I was looking at a site with the Chrome Developer Tools, it had a little error icon that said “Resource interpreted as other but transferred with MIME type text/javascript” when I clicked it.

I couldn’t figure out my error at first, but eventually realized I had for some reason had a script tag with a src assigned of blank and then had javascript between the source tags.


<script type="text/javascript">doSomething();</script>

A blank url or src is of course a reference to the current page. I don’t know why it took me so long to figure that out, but once I changed the page I realized the error.

Hope this helps!

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Brian is a programmer and technology leader living in Niagara Falls with more than ten years of development experience. He is passionate about automation, business process re-engineering, and building a better tomorrow.

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