Bye Internet Explorer

An article, posted about one year ago filed in ie, internet explorer, windows, Edge, Chromium, chrome, browser & Firefox.
Bye Internet Explorer

It is easier said than done: "just stop supporting Internet Explorer (IE)". There are large organizations that require IE for some of their legacy often in-house applications. If you serve these organizations, you might be required to support IE. Even though, globally, roughly only 2% of the users still use this old 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 (see the update below!): 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 Spartan](https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/archive/blogs/ie/updates-from-the-project-spartan-developer-works…

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Internet Explorer End Of Life

An article, posted more than 4 years ago filed in ie, internet explorer, support & windows.

A short note (to myself), because the information is shattered:

Internet Explorer 11 is the only version of Internet Explorer to be supported after April 11th this year. Until then IE9 might still be running supported on machines on Microsoft Extended Support program.

The facts:

Should we worry?

According to the Wikipedia usage stats, IE11 (the latest version) is actually the most used version of Internet Explorer (repr…

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