Tag: IE

Browser Market Pollution: IE[x] is the new IE6

Browser Market Pollution: IE[x] is the new IE6 « Paul Irish. Front end development is as challenging as it is enjoyable for me. Working in a capable browser is the best part of the job, without a doubt. On the other end of the spectrum there’s IE. I know that poking fun at IE is […]

Posted: September 28, 2011

Microsoft Dropping Support for Conditional Comments

HTML5 Parsing in IE10 – IEBlog – Site Home – MSDN Blogs. There’s a bunch of information about how IE10 will be handling HTML5, but the bit that sticks out to me is that IE will no longer support Conditional Comments as of version 10. Conditional Comments have been a controversial issue since becoming widely […]

Posted: July 07, 2011

IE 8 is the New IE 6

IE 8 is the new IE 6 | Infrequently Noted. I neat reminder about what all of these semi-standards-based versions of Internet Explorer are all about. We know all too well that IE browser support is an activity unto itself, and when we’re forced to deal with numerous partially-acceptable standards implementations, we’re still going to […]

Posted: October 12, 2010

How to Handle IE6: Aggressive Graceful Degradation

I’d like to propose an Internet Explorer contract addendum in which we notify clients that their project will gracefully degrade for IE.

Posted: September 21, 2009

Will Page Zoom Prove Relative Units Less Useful?

With browser manufacturers beginning to default to page zoom, will relative units be phased out?

Posted: March 31, 2008

IE8, Version Targeting, and the Ruckus it’s Causing

Last week was quite enlightening for Web developers the world over. With the release of A List Apart No. 251, including Beyond DOCTYPE: Web Standards, Forward Compatibility, and IE8 by Aaron Gustafson and From Switches to Targets: A Standardista’s Journey by Eric Meyer, the biggest debate of the year was sparked. If you haven’t read […]

Posted: January 28, 2008

Creating Named Elements in IE via JavaScript. Impossible?

I was having a bit of an issue trying to create a new element via the DOM and provide it with a name. As it turns out, Internet Explorer doesn’t allow this to happen, but I was able to find an alternative solution that has worked out quite well.

Posted: September 24, 2007