In this blog post, I’d like to share some of the changes regarding behaviors in Windows Internet Explorer 10.
Behaviors is a great way to enhance a DOM Element’s capabilities. However this technology, unique to Internet Explorer programming model, presents a big challenge for web developers wanting to develop web applications that can work on multiple browsers. With the latest release of Windows Internet Explorer 10 continuing to embrace the web standards, all types of behaviors are considered legacy technologies and should be avoided if possible. For compatibility reasons, all of these continue to run in document modes < 10 in the desktop version of IE10 running on Intel or compatible processors.
There are two types of behaviors: script (HTCs) and binary. Each can be instantiated in the following manners:
Desktop, legacy modes, x86-based (no WOA)