Linked by Kroc Camen on Sat 26th Jun 2010 10:48 UTC
Internet Explorer Microsoft have released IE9 Platform Preview 3, an application that gives developers access to the IE9 rendering engine (it's not a full browser). In this update they have added hardware accelerated HTML5 Video, Canvas, Fonts (using WOFF) and big improvements in JavaScript with ES5, DOM Traversal, L2 and L3 events and 83/100 Acid3 score. It sits between Firefox and Chrome 6 on JavaScript speed, but outperforms every browser in real tests.
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RE[2]: Real tests
by Neolander on Sat 26th Jun 2010 13:21 UTC in reply to "RE: Real tests"
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Why should one need hardware acceleration in order to display text and pictures, which the current Web essentially is from a display point of view ? I know that current code is unoptimized, but I didn't know that it was *that* bad...

Edited 2010-06-26 13:22 UTC

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