HTML5 Way Around For IE
HTML5 articles are everywhere from the begging of the year. Although HTML5 is still a draft version, we can start using some of features. The problem is IE. If you can ignore IE6 there are quite few features we can use from today.
This website shows when you can use HTML5 (CSS3 and more). And also you can find html5 demos here. These websites show you which browsers support which html5 features and useful links.
I have tested some HTML5 solutions for IE and the following is summary.
What is HTML5?
If you are new to HTML5, here are some resources.
There are quite few solutions you can use. Websites at html5gallery
are using one of them.
It seems that Remy Sharp’s HTML enabling script is very popular. However IE Print Protector add print safe output on the Remy’s “HTML5 enabling script”.
- Kaltura is a bit buggy at the moment. If you reload the page, it does not work in IE 7/8
- Video for everybody
- projekktor works in IE 7/8.
Both worked fine in IE 7/8. You can read Kaltura’s “Getting started” here and Video for everybody’s “How it works” here.
explorercanvas enable us to use canvas in IE 7/8.
HTML5 canvas graph library based on the HTML5 canvas tag works for IE8.
This SoundManager 2 works for IE 7/8.
Drag and Drop
It is partially supported in IE7/8. This demo works fine in both IE 7/8 but this one does not work in both IE 7/8.