It’s the end of an era for Microsoft as the software giant is set to replace Internet Explorer with a new web browser. Currently known only by its code name, Project Spartan, the browser will accompany the Windows 10 launch that is slated for this summer.
IE became unpopular for a number of reasons, including security flaws and user unfriendliness. IE became unpopular for a number of reasons, including security flaws and user unfriendliness. "At one point Internet Explorer commanded north of 80% share of the browser market, but with the explosion in mobility, that market share has dwindled to 30%," said S&P Capital analyst Angelo Zino. "The platform isn't cutting it on mobile devices and that's where the focus is today."
Web designers have had nightmares with IE and most importantly form registrations. As more and more organizations use online forms that could be for event registrations, member registrations, detailed information inquiries, IE fell way behind.