Internet Explorer Development Cheat Sheet

To make a web app work on across all browsers, most likely you will have to solve the following issues in IE:

Polyfills

IE does not support all the DOM specific APIs. Hence, you will have to add polyfills in your application to support various API. I would recommend reading the following article for more details.


height 100%

For an ele­ment to have height:100%; in IE, all par­ent ele­ments must have height:100%;. Any break in the “chain” will cause IE to make its height: 0 and the ele­ment disappears. I would recommend reading the following article for more details.


svg images does not scale properly


Flexbox is not supported


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