Bye Internet Explorer

An article, posted 12 months ago filed in ie, internet explorer, windows, Edge, Chromium, chrome, browser & Firefox.

It is easy to say, just stop supporting Internet Explorer (IE). But there are large organisations that require IE for legacy stuff. If you serve these, you might be asked to support IE. Even though, globally, roughly only 2% of the users still use this browser.

For versions before IE the argument has been easy: "We don’t support a browser Microsoft is not supporting," but support for IE11 doesn’t seem to stop anytime soon: The latest IE (IE11)will be supported as long as the last version of Windows that supports it. That means untill support for the current version of Windows has ended.

With the launch of Edge, Microsoft initially went along with popular demand not to bring support for older engines to their new browser, then codenamed Spartan, but released as Edge. The very latest version of Edge, however, now…

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