How can we improve the Microsoft Edge developer experience?

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  • Cameron Martens commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Since no one has actually stated it on this page, I'm going to point it out for the benefit of everyone who isn't reading the explanation link:
    This is a security problem which currently requires an Edge-specific workaround. (Other browsers have had this fix implemented for 2+ years already, and it's just the Microsoft browsers that require a workaround) The fact that a simple fix like this takes so long to get traction is unfortunate.

  • Hitesh commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please, give support for rel="noopener" in IE11 and Edge browser. We need it so much.

  • dev commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I guess this is one of the many reasons why devs encourage their users to download anything but Edge...

  • lester commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Srsly, it's been nearly 2 years since this was suggested... considering the ratio of bang to buck here, there's no valid excuse for this not being implemented yet.

  • Gerteb commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    If not implemented i will no longer support edge in my javascript develeopment!! Way too risky if your webapp includes security, e2e encryption and dynamic content creation!!!

  • Alice Wonder commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please implement this. I frequently use _blank as a target because my content often sites other sources the viewer may wish to skim without losing their place in my content, and I was rather shocked to find out the behaviour this attribute adds isn't the default. This is important.

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