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Microsoft warns users against using Internet Explorer browser

By: The Mobile Indian network, New Delhi Last updated : February 11, 2019 12:43 pm

The reason why some companies are currently sticking to Internet Explorer is that it supports legacy Web applications. But this entails additional costs for the businesses as they opt for a suitable method as opposed to executing a contemporary browser strategy.
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Software giant Microsoft is going out of its way advising individuals stop using the Internet Explorer browser. In a blog, Principal Program Manager at the Experiences and Devices Group, Microsoft, Chris Jackson wrote about risks of using Internet Explorer as the default browser.

 

He explained that the use of Internet Explorer is increasing the specialised debt for companies. The technical debt by default strategy means if you make a brand new webpage today, run it at - Local intranet zone, and do not add any extra markup, you are going to wind up utilising a 1999 implementation of web standards by default. 

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The reason why some companies are currently sticking to Internet Explorer is that it supports legacy Web applications. But this entails additional costs for the businesses as they opt for a suitable method as opposed to executing a contemporary browser strategy.

 

 

" You see, Internet Explorer is a compatibility solution. We are not encouraging new web standards for it and, while many sites work fine, programmers by and large are not testing for Internet Explorer nowadays where, by optimising for what more significant part of the web.  They are testing on modern browsers,'' said Jackson.

 

If we continued our strategy, you'd wind up in a situation you've, you wind up not having the ability to use applications as they come out. As new applications bigger part of the web, would like to assist a larger portion of the web. He added.

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