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As a person who develops websites etc
PLEASE DITCH IE AND USE A PROPER BROWSER: CHROME, FIREFOX, WATERFOX, OPERA, SAFARI ANYTHING OTHER THAN IE
Thanks
But most users don't care about coding/developing, they just want their e-mail, facebook and youtube to work, and IE does that for them.
I still have some web sites that don't work properly with Opera, so I use IE as my backup since it ALWAYS works.
Also many sites I go to (school and work) allow only IE for viewing (a friend with a Mac couldn't access work stuff because of this).
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And isn't Safari preloaded as well? How come that's only at 5%?
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Originally Posted by joshd View Post

As a person who develops websites etc
PLEASE DITCH IE AND USE A PROPER BROWSER: CHROME, FIREFOX, WATERFOX, OPERA, SAFARI ANYTHING OTHER THAN IE
Thanks
It was my understanding that IE9 was much better about standards...??

bha dont bother ,i have ben trying to explain to the nay sayer ie9 is great ,ie8 is awfull!i lost my patience and stopped .people dont get that ie9 only get a new feature if it is fully released ,we re lucky to have html5 because it isnt even out officially yet ie team included the part that were officially release.people see a new alpha feature andf yell:SEE SEE THIS ISNT IN IE9,of caurse it might never be in ie either because it might never become an officially release standard lol!i wonder how many now thing are created for the web that never make it in any browser,probably a lot lol!
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Well, after what M$ did to Netscape and how that company runs its business I would rather not give any support, at least when it comes to browsers...

And seriously, what happened to web standards? Why do you need to type different code for the IE?


I have to agree though, IE9 is much better compared to IE8 but it still has ugly tab colors and I find it funny that I just googled it and found there are a lot of users that agree with me. biggrin.gif
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Probably because pretty much all work places/schools use IE and have strict policies on installing new software.


Exactly the reason.

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As a person who develops websites etc
PLEASE DITCH IE AND USE A PROPER BROWSER: CHROME, FIREFOX, WATERFOX, OPERA, SAFARI ANYTHING OTHER THAN IE
Thanks

As you should know pretty much all education establishments - public services and governemnt offices all use IE and will not allow other browsers or other software to be installed, - PERIOD! also as a web/software developer who works for a government agency my suggestion to you is work especially hard to develop for IE, chrome , firefox ect are used by power users and enthusiasts of which the market is so small and insignificant, you should excel in IE development - if you want to make any progress and money in your chosen field. thumb.gif

And there are many powerful tools out there to ensure compatability
Edited by Ghilly - 10/3/12 at 2:14am
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I still use IE for my Banking Transactions....
Other sites I use Chrome as well as Firefox. It's just I trust IE for security more..
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Yes, and some ppls try to tell us Bing is the number one search engine too. I take it all with a grain of salt. tongue.gif
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IE 9 is the fastest too load? It takes about 3 times longer than chrome on my home & work PC's and chrome has alot of developer add-ons where IE has none (ever tried too use firebug on IE? it just doesn't work). How this is still the most popular browser is beyond me.

However I work as a developer/admin for 5 companies ecommerce websites and on average; over all sites; 58% of our customers use chrome, so I'm happy that at least a majority of our customers are smart biggrin.gif

I sometimes feel like blocking access too the sites from IE browsers due too the heart ache they cause me having too find fixes for problems that don't exist in any other browser, sadly the companies won't like loosing 28% of business tongue.gif
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I sometimes feel like blocking access too the sites from IE browsers due too the heart ache they cause me having too find fixes for problems that don't exist in any other browser, sadly the companies won't like loosing 28% of business tongue.gif

I have heard of some sites blocking anything below IE8 (due to no IE9 on XP) and the redirect page talks about needing to update due to security issues, then has links to IE8, FF, Opera and Chrome.
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