Thoughts on the fading away of the age of IE

2023-07-22 software industry
Nowadays, as it pleased most frontend engineers, making web pages/applications compatible with IE Browser is not required almost everywhere. Internet Explorer, especially the lower versions, is inconsistent with W3C standards, barely has developer toolchains, and therefore very hard to debug. But the anti-modern frontend legacy browsers didn’t easily die. If you had checked browser distribution in recent years, you would notice that IE always had a reasonable proportion, not much, but also not in a trend towards zero in a short period. Continue reading