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Status roadmap update: srcset, main element, and date inputs in development

Really good to see the Internet Explorer team working on this. Responsive images are a nuisance to implement until they are widely supported across the major browsers.

The official status of srcset is on the Modern IE Status website. The picture element is still under consideration, but even srcset is a step forward.

Also under development: the main element (status) and date-related input types (status).

There are still many steps to be taken, but I see main and srcset as key ones to match the other browsers and to accommodate modern web development. Love it or hate it, Internet Explorer is still a significant browser and these signs of progress are encouraging.

Internet Explorer 8 Released

Perhaps the biggest news in the web world last week was the release of the new Internet Explorer 8 web browser. IE8, produced by Microsoft and available for computers running Windows XP and newer versions (2003, Vista, and 2008), was officially released on March 18, 2009. This followed around two years of development after IE7 […]

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