The Offroadcode blog
We write about a wide range of topics from web design and development to how we work and manage our varied client projects. Stay up to date with our thoughts on the web.
Archive for tag:
We hate IE6. All internet developers do. Trouble is we can't change its usage. Businesses are now the biggest users of IE6 and they need to be told to upgrade it. Microsoft have take the first step on the path for doing this, its going to be a long path though...
Recently we took a big step and added a notification bar to a site to try and encourage (or at least educate) IE6 users to consider updating their browsers.
Read our first impressions of the new Hardboiled web design book from Andy Clarke.
It should be really easy to build nice looking websites these days with all the new options HTML5 and CSS3 bring to the front end. Unfortunately, the practical reality is that we're swapping one set of hacks for another to accommodate Internet Explorer.
The most common answer to any Internet Explorer related problem appears to be "you should stop using it". Here's a few reasons why the next person to say this to me gets a punch in the face.
We don't like it but we think IE6 should still be supported in some cases and you should be checking the figures before you dismiss it.