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]: wow
by Tuishimi on Sat 26th Jun 2010 16:37 UTC in reply to "RE: wow"
Tuishimi
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2005-07-06

Yes... let's hope they stay focused on end features and functionality and also manage to get this thing completed in some reasonable amount of time.

I haven't used IE regularly(except for unit testing at work, or in the past where sites were designed for IE) for at least a decade. Maybe MS can do something right here that fits nicely with Win 7... or they can drag their feet or even cancel the project... that wouldn't surprise me either.

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