I hate all Internet Explorer versions. Please, save your breath telling me they are great because they surely are not.
Correct. Everything up to IE9 is not that great. IE10 however, and IE11 especially…
The problem is, every chain is only as strong as its weakest link. Because IE REFUSES to support some of the coolest features of the web, I am unable to make anything for this browser that remotely resembles innovation. Everything looks 5 years old.
That’s not particularly true. The problem is not that IE doesn’t support cool features, the problem is that a lot of people use older versions of IE that don’t support those features.
I’m considering NOT supporting IE at all for my portfolio site. Big mistake?
Oh yes. Unless you really want to exclude a significantly large group of people who still use IE, or have those people think your portfolio is a waste of THEIR time.
You will probably say it is but I see supporting it as a BIG waste of time. It’s taking me weeks to figure out all the quirks of IE and I flat out don’t have time for it.
Nah, it really doesn’t take that long. Sure, IE has its quirks and sure, there are some things you have to keep in mind if you want to make sure your site doesn’t break in older versions of IE, but it’s really not that hard to code properly.
What should I do?
Paulie said it! :)