Rise of the underdog browser


Author: Ryan Naraine

Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser dominance may be slowly eroding, but businesses are still creating Web sites and applications exclusively for IE users.

According to the latest numbers from Web analytics firm WebSideStory, IE usage has slipped almost 2 percent over the last quarter, as surfers migrate to Mozilla Firefox and Opera. But the early adopter crowd has learned that IE cannot be dumped entirely because of the oft-encountered “browser not supported” error message.