Internet Explorer is not supported by Design Library

The last version of Internet Explorer, version 11, was released on October 17, 2013. This is a very long time ago when taking into account the rapid development of web technologies. These days it is often difficult and time consuming to get modern technologies to work well in this old browser. More and more frameworks are dropping support, and even Microsoft themselves has announced that they will fully drop support for IE in their own services in 2021.

Consequently, we have decided to not include support for IE in the Design Library website.

Luckily, there are modern options in active development. Please use Firefox, Edge or Chrome instead.

Expected behaviour

People expect that a product on a certain platform behave in a certain way.

People expect that a product on a certain platform behave in a certain way. They have learned how their Android or iOS device is working and will expect the same behavior from apps they install. This includes navigation patterns, interaction models, the use of system components and more general design principles, see:

The platforms also provide people with a whole range of different settings to accommodate their particular needs. iOS provide people with for example Dynamic Type, Voice Over, Bold Font and Dark Mode and Android have their respective Larger Font, Talk Back and Dark Theme. People will expect that the apps they download respect and conform to their system settings.


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