Categories General IE: the bane of our existence Post author By Ben Wood Post date June 23, 2006 5 Comments on IE: the bane of our existence A friend from work passed this one along to me. Don’t know much about the author but I’m linking to his site from the graphic. ← Petals → Links for the end of June 5 replies on “IE: the bane of our existence” Internet Exploder? Oh yeah, that old dog, I remember now. Graphic looks nice, though. Probably not an Excel job then. The problem is that Firefox supports CSS too well, so if you code for Firefox then you will definitely run into headaches in other browsers that don’t understand CSS quite as well. On the flip side, if you code for Internet Explorer, most of the CSS that it supports is also supported by the newer, up-to-date browsers such as Firefox. Moral of the story: Save yourself a bunch of trouble and try coding your pages with Internet Explorer from the get-go… Especially since Internet Explorer is still the most popular web browser. If the page displays properly in Internet Explorer, 9 times out of 10, it will usually display properly in a better browser too. Just my two cents. But then, I’m also one of these old school guys who codes using an odd hybrid mix of tables, divs, spans, and CSS. Very funny! Internet Explorer actually isn’t that bad if you’re using conditional comments. It’s Safari that’s a pain because you need to average out the annoyances between it and Mozilla-based browsers. […] IE: the bane of our existance I feel his pain.. […] Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published.Comment Name Email Website This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.