Reminder: Microsoft Ending Support for Older Versions of IE

January 07, 2016 Michael O'Laughlin

Back in August of 2014, we posted about Microsoft ending support for older versions of Internet Explorer. Well, the date is fast approaching, and Microsoft still plans to end support on January 12, 2016. Here are two important things to note:

What action should I take?
It’s important to make sure that the team responsible for browsers and security at your organization is aware of these changes. The links above answer many of the questions that your teams may have.

What does this mean for my web application?
Your web application will not be affected. It will continue to work in the browsers that were defined when the application was built. Any new applications should be defined to support the newest version of Internet Explorer.

If you're curious to learn more, you can read this informative article by The Next Web: Web developers rejoice; Internet Explorer 8, 9 and 10 die on Tuesday.


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Michael O'Laughlin Director, QA & Managed Applications

As Director, QA & Managed Applications, Michael is responsible for delivering One North digital experiences to clients and creating both web applications and custom data integration solutions. Michael’s favorite Chicago spot is the United Center, watching the Hawks in the playoffs.

  • Favorite movie quote: “Great moments...are born from great opportunity. And that's what you have here tonight, boys. That's what you've earned here tonight. One game. If we played 'em ten times, they might win nine. But not this game; not tonight.” - Miracle
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