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Internet Explorer makes use of the accessibility framework provided in Windows.
Internet Explorer is also a user interface for FTP, with operations similar to that of Windows Explorer.
Microsoft has steadily been improving Edge’s capabilities in Windows 10, bringing it up to scratch as a serious competitor to Google Chrome, Firefox and Opera in terms of capabilities and features.
Now, in the last build of Windows 10, Microsoft has taken another step to making web-apps feel like native apps on the Windows 10 platform.
Its usage share has since declined with the launch of Firefox (2004) and Google Chrome (2008), and with the growing popularity of operating systems such as Android and i OS that do not support Internet Explorer.
Estimates for Internet Explorer's market share are about 2.28% across all platforms or by Stat Counter's numbers ranked 7th, while on desktop, the only platform on which it has ever had significant share (e.g., excluding mobile and Xbox) it is ranked 4th at 5%, Versions of Internet Explorer for other operating systems have also been produced, including an Xbox 360 version called Internet Explorer for Xbox and for platforms Microsoft no longer supports: Internet Explorer for Mac and Internet Explorer for UNIX (Solaris and HP-UX), and an embedded OEM version called Pocket Internet Explorer, later rebranded Internet Explorer Mobile made for Windows CE, Windows Phone and previously, based on Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Phone 7.
However, it will continue to be maintained as part of the support policy for the versions of Windows with which it is included.
Internet Explorer uses DOCTYPE sniffing to choose between standards mode and a "quirks mode" in which it deliberately mimicks nonstandard behaviours of old versions of MSIE for HTML and CSS rendering on screen (Internet Explorer always uses standards mode for printing).
It also provides its own dialect of ECMAScript called JScript.
For desktop users, this makes using Edge Web apps better, especially with the advent of web notifications.
Now if only Microsoft allowed Web apps to run in their own “sticky” Windows similarly to Internet Explorer apps or Chrome apps, then perhaps Edge would become even more viable for power users. Try this out and let us know how you feel in the comments below.