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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3rd party tests
by Zolookas on Sat 26th Jun 2010 21:27 UTC
Zolookas
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2006-03-01

IE9 is looking great using Microsoft tests, but 3rd party tests at http://www.html5test.com/ tell a different story. Currently IE9 scores 84+1 points in that test while other browsers get at least twice as much points.

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RE: 3rd party tests
by daveak on Sun 27th Jun 2010 11:05 in reply to "3rd party tests"
daveak Member since:
2008-12-29

I'm going to defend IE a little bit here I must be ill.

iPad Safari: 127 + 7
iOS 4 Safari: 185 + 7
Firefox 3.6.3: 139 + 4 (may not be latest I rarely run it so it may not have updated yet)
Opera 10.52: 129 + 4
Safari 5: 208 + 10

So out of those browsers it is only the latest versions of Safari (I don't have chrome installed) that are more than 2* what IE gets. Yes I should be trying out nightly builds of everything but I'm using what is directly at hand.

Edited 2010-06-27 11:07 UTC

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