Tag: Microsoft

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

Fear not. I Have Conquered IE6, and You Can Too

Internet Explorer 6 should not be abandoned. Instead you should plan for IE6 and gracefully degrade.

Posted: January 12, 2009

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