Is IE7 the new IE6

As a web software engineer, I am often creating websites that need to work and look correct on a variety of browsers. Of all the browsers out there to code for, Internet Explorer is by far the worst. There are entire websites devoted to this fact (http://ihateinternetexplorer.com). YouTube does not even work on IE6. Although not as bad as IE6, IE7 is now the worst browser in terms of standards compliance and display issues. As the new “most despised” browser, and with IE6 practically dead with only 2.5% of global pageviews, IE7 is the new IE6.

I recently solved a particularly hairy IE7 bug, and created this image to commemorate the occasion. Feel free to use it.