22 Jan '12, 1am
Give your web applications a speedboost and HTML5 compatibility boost in Internet Explorer
With the accelerating emergence of mobile devices HTML5 takes centre stage. While the first round of the "browser wars 2.0 " was all about speed , the second round is about HTML5 compatibility and behaviour . With the dominance of Android and iOS in the mobile market Microsoft's Internet Explorer isn't the gold standard for browsers anymore, the test results rather show IE as trying to catch up . Furthermore, since it isn't a standard if it doesn't allow for divergent interpretation, Microsoft implements HTML5 features different than the rest, creating a headache for developers. The irony in the whole situation is, that Microsoft won "browser wars 1.0 " because the implemented HTML more faithful that its then competitors. Quite some organisations claim (with various levels of credibility) to be stuck/standardised on IE (which I usually reply to with: "Interesting, what ver...