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Wes Bos

Full Stack JavaScript Developer. Creator of really good web development courses. BBQ enthusiast.

Scott Tolinski

Scott Tolinski

Web Developer, Creator of Level Up Tuts, Bboy, Robotops Crew and Youtuber

Playing: 251: Hasty Treat - Should You Support IE11?

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May 25th, 2020

Hasty Treat - Should You Support IE11?

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In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about IE11 — should you support it, what to be aware of if you do, and what data is important in making that decision.

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Show Notes

03:21 - When was IE11 made?

03:48 - When is it deprecated?

04:44 - How to make the decision?

  • Look at your analytics
  • Look at your users
  • Is a 2% drop in sales worth it?

09:00 - What doesn't IE11 have? What can you start using now that IE11 is gone?

  • Modern Flexbox
  • CSS Grid
  • CSS Variables

10:26 - Can you partially support it?

  • Major features
  • Progressive enhancement
  • Gracefully degrade
  • Polyfill

11:16 - What about testing?

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