05 July 2008

Browser Usage Forecast

W3Schools Browser Statistics page shows that in June 2008, 41% of hits came from developers using Firefox and 53.5% from developers using MSIE7 or MSIE6.

What would the list be like at the end of this year? IE7 should cross 30%, IE6 to be about 22% and IE5 may disappear from the list. Unlike IE5, Moz could be barely be on the list because the number of hits is declining slower than IE5. FF may cross 43%, after the jump caused by the release of FF3 in June has been absorbed. Opera and Safari will noodle along at about 5% in total.

Enough crystal ball gazing …