Addressing Application Compatibility When Migrating to Internet Explorer 8

This section provides an overview of testing for application compatibility issues and fixing those issues in web applications for Windows Internet Explorer 8. The following topics describe the changes in Internet Explorer 8 and the tools and technologies to ensure compatibility for your application.

Section Description
Introduction Provides an overview of Internet Explorer 8 compatibility considerations.
Understanding the Application Compatibility Challenge Provides background about Internet Explorer 8 compatibility.
Web Standards and Application Compatibility Provides background about why web standards are important.
Design Updates that Impact Compatibility between Browsers Provides topical information about design updates that impact compatibility.
Fixing Compatibility Issues in Web Applications and Add-Ons Offers suggestions for addressing compatibility issues with web applications and add-ons.
Tools for Debugging Web Applications and Add-Ons Lists tools that are available for debugging web applications and add-ons.
Appendix 1: Internet Explorer 6 to Internet Explorer 8 browser changes Lists changes from Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 to Internet Explorer 8.
Appendix 2: Test Script Scenarios Lists recommended scenarios for testing sites for compatibility.