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comment Why internet explorer is being used by many users
Also, don't go to w3Schools :) w3fools.com
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comment Why internet explorer is being used by many users
(I'll make allowances for IE11, but that's really a different topic than IE=<10)
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comment Why internet explorer is being used by many users
@nadyne no, they are in the eye of security experts, web standards groups, web developers, web designers, etc. It's not a matter of opinion at this point. IE is inferior. some users may still prefer to use it, but that's a different question than asking why there is still a large IE user base. That user base isn't one based mostly on individuals preferring IE.
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comment Why internet explorer is being used by many users
But to be serious, none of the above is based on biased browser preferences. It's based on the fact that IE has always been the buggier, less secure, less compatible option. That's not opinion. That's fact. some people may prefer IE for various other reasons...which is fine...but that's not the reason that IE still holds market share of any meaningful amount. The reasons for that are the above...it's tightly intertwined into bad IT decisions of the past.
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comment Why internet explorer is being used by many users
@nadyne Also, I admit, 18 might have been a low estimate as to the number of Windows Phone Users. It could very well be in the mid-30s by now.
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comment Why internet explorer is being used by many users
@nadyne I have been part of several organizations that have either built or bought the above for those very reasons. There aren't legitimate technical reasons to build IE-only solutions. Only to cut-corners.
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answered Why didn't the phone companies change the length of the phone numbers for new applications like faxes?
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comment Why internet explorer is being used by many users
I think this question does have UX elements to it. Namely: why do people use inferior products when there are better, free alternatives? For better or worse, this is a good example of how 'build it and they will come' isn't necessarily true in the world of consumers.
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answered Why internet explorer is being used by many users
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answered How to present a huge list that support searching and scrolling in a fast way?
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comment Maximum length of a UI element string
Are you asking for a list of other 'rules of thumbs' people have? Or are you asking to try and figure out if this particular rule of thumb is a good one? If the former, while certainly an interesting question--it's not one that fits Stack Exchange very well.
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answered Maximum length of a UI element string
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comment Maximum length of a UI element string
What is your justification for this rule-of-thumb?
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comment Do professional web designers use Adobe software (such as Reflow)
To answer the question, yes: Lots of professionally built web sites are built with really crappy tools that produce really crappy code/markup (see also: SharePoint)
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answered Responsive Webdesign: How to reduce headlines, labels etc on smaller devices
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comment Responsive Webdesign: How to reduce headlines, labels etc on smaller devices
Also, one reason to go responsive is to use a different column layout on mobile.
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comment Responsive Webdesign: How to reduce headlines, labels etc on smaller devices
I'd argue that if nitpicking is getting down to word wrapping, the focus may be lost on overall usability and an overly constrictive idea of aesthetic is now trumping.