When you want to develop rich and highly interactive web applications, using HTML5 features coupled with some JavaScript might sound like a great idea at first. But at one point, you will have to face one of the most challenging issues for a web developer: Cross platform compatibility and browser version support. This issue becomes especially problematic when you have to take in consideration previous versions of Internet Explorer, such as IE7 and IE8, which don’t support the HTML5 canvas tag at all. Luckily, some simple tools and features are available to overcome this annoying compatibility issue. Continue reading