Change or invert the color scheme to make web pages easier to read.
For example: text from black to white, background from white to black, pictures from Color to grayscale.
Another example: green text on black, yellow text on black.
- Firefox: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/blank-your-monitor-easy-readin/
-Chrome: High Contrast addon offered by Google Accessibility1 vote
Edge and IE already support this at a Windows system level. Settings → Ease of Access →High Contrast
IE11 supports dragging files from the desktop/File Explorer to upload to for example OneDrive or other sites which use the HTML5 file upload API and support drag and drop.
This doesn't work in Edge. This is a quite serious regression.540 votes
Support for drag and drop from File Explorer shipped in EdgeHTML 13 as part of the Microsoft Edge version included in Windows 10 build 10586 (November 2015).
Standard APIs for interacting with the clipboard (copy/cut/paste operations). IE currently supports a legacy model for clipboard access.1,793 votes
The updated Clipboard API shipped with Edge 15 in the recent Windows 10 Creators Update.
Please create 64-bit VM's (i.e. the free VM's that have different OS and IE versions and last three months before "expiring").
Even on a very fast machine, the http://dev.modern.ie/ virtual machines are slower than they could be due to their 32-bit OS.
So making a 64-bit set available would increase productivity for many users of these VM's.
Another reason for 64-bit VM's is for the ability to test on 64-bit machines (I've seen this mentioned on other message boards about modern.ie VM's).
THANK YOU for providing VM's!28 votes
The Microsoft Edge / Win 10 VMs released today on dev.modern.ie/tools/vms/ are 64bit.
Both Chrome and Firefox have improved the performance of the reload button. Chrome no longer revalidates subresoruces on reloads. Firefox supports the cache-control:immutable header as a way for sites to signal that they do not want their sub resources revalidated before their expiration
Facebook's internal statistics show that browsers that do not support this behavior cause 10-20% more requests for JS/CSS because users use the reload button to refresh the site.24 votes
cache-control:immutable shipped with Edge 15 in the recent Windows 10 Creators Update.
I am using it in my image editor http://www.photopea.com, so it does not work in IE.12 votes
This has been supported in IE11 and above since the 8th April 2014 security update. See https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/2929437/description-of-the-security-update-for-internet-explorer-11-on-windows-7-and-windows-server-2008-r2-april-8,-2014 for more information.
The ImageData constructor is particularly useful for creating new image data in a worker.
This has been implemented in Firefox (https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=959958) and Chromium (https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=338804). Support in IE would be great.15 votes
This is supported in Edge. See https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/platform/catalog/?page=1&q=ImageData for details.
Expose constructible URL objects that can be manipulated and combined.397 votes
The URL API is supported in Edge, with the exception of the URLSearchParams interface (see https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/platform/catalog/?page=4&q=URL for details)
You can vote for URLSearchParams at https://wpdev.uservoice.com/forums/257854-microsoft-edge-developer/suggestions/16856668-support-the-searchparams-property-of-url-objects
Support .remove() method on DOM elements26 votes
Intersection Observers Explained https://github.com/WICG/IntersectionObserver/blob/gh-pages/explainer.md
Support in chrome https://www.chromestatus.com/feature/5695342691483648
Feature on caniuse https://github.com/Fyrd/caniuse/issues/2425215 votes
intersectionObserver is included in Edge 15, which shipped today (11th April) with Windows 10 Creators Update.
Chrome 34+ and Firefox 34+ have updated the their prefixed matchesSelector implementation to just matches. IE should do the same for accordance reasons.113 votes
matches() is included in Edge 15, which shipped today (11th April) with Windows 10 Creators Update.
Destructuring assignment allows extracting data from arrays or objects using a syntax that mirrors array and object literals.301 votes
WebRTC is included in Edge 15, which shipped today (11th April) with Windows 10 Creators Update.
Introduces cascading variables as a new primitive value type that is accepted by all CSS properties, and custom properties for defining them.5,888 votes
CSS Custom Properties are included in Edge 15, which shipped today (11th April) with Windows 10 Creators Update.
Add support for the Element.closest() method.
Element.closest() is included in Edge 15, which shipped today (11th April) with Windows 10 Creators Update.
Now text-combine-horizontal renames text-combine-upright.
9.1. Horizontal-in-Vertical Composition: the text-combine-upright property
text-combine-upright is now supported in Edge 15.
You should implement the new cursor properties of CSS3 http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-ui/#cursor, e. g. grab, grabbing, zoom-in and zoom-out to make websites more user friendly.
Other browsers support the new properties since a long time https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/CSS/cursor#Browser_compatibility.
The symbols for the cursor properties can be found on https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/CSS/cursor.12 votes
All standardised cursor styles are now supported :)
Add Print page to PDF option in Internet Explorer and Spartan... like you can on chrome and firefox.
Add an option to print to PDF. It's useful for situations where we're not connected to a printer but need to print an online receipt for example.
Printing to XPS file is not good and the formatting is not saved properly.27 votes
Add support for the outline-offset property, supported in all other browsers.83 votes
outline-offset is included in Edge 15, which shipped today (11th April) with Windows 10 Creators Update.
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