Recently, Microsoft released IE8, which is probably great for some people. but not so much for me. You see, IE8 introduces several features which changes the way I must do development work on SharePoint. In short, IE8 kills my SharePoint development experience by forcing me to do a lot more to accomplish the same tasks that were easy before.
I’ve posted a YouTube video to demonstrate one such feature:
Oh, and yes, I realize I can work around this issue. I realize that there is a security motivation for this. I still think it, plain and outright, sucks.
No, changing browsers wont help. I don’t care if FF or Opera has a certain feature set. I’m not looking for that, I am looking to get IE8 to behave as IE7 and not force me to work twice as hard to do simple stuff.
What do you think, do you use IE8 for SharePoint development? What are your thoughts so far?
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