IE 11 Browser Statements – Bug

More Fun with IE Browsers…

IE has come a long way with browser support, you understand how to developer across browsers and versions.  If you are on IE11 and you are trying to downgrade your browser to test previous versions of IE, you may run into some issues.

Do you have code that looks like this…?

<!--[if IE 8]>

Do Something Special…

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Brace yourself…Conditional comments do not work when emulating document modes via F12 Developer Tools.  IE11, F12 Developer Tools have an active bug supporting conditional browser statements.

Read More…

https://connect.microsoft.com/IE/feedback/details/806767/conditional-comments-do-not-work-when-emulating-document-modes-via-f12-developer-tools

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/19446584/why-doesnt-ie11-honour-conditional-comments-even-when-emulating-ie8-document-mo

Nate Bunton

Nate Bunton is a Lead Software Engineer at Meta Payment Systems. He has over 10 years developing software and leading teams. He works with the Microsoft technology stack focusing in ASP.NET, MVC, HTML, JavaScript, CSS and Web Security. Nate also focuses on Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) engaging his teams with key stakeholders using a variety of agile principals. At Meta Payment Systems, Nate has been a leader in driving technology in the enterprise from new Web Technology to Service Oriented Architecture using WCF and NServiceBus. Nate’s greatest passion is for User Experience, Web Technology and Engaging Teams. He is driven by his desire for continuous learning & improvement.

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