Windows & Interoperability: Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 Touts 9 Significant New Features

 
 
By Darryl K. Taft  |  Posted 2009-03-19 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Microsoft will release its Internet Explorer 8 browser for download on March 19. Microsoft said security, ease of use, and improvements in RSS, Cascading Style Sheets and AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML) support are key priorities for Internet Explorer 8. Microsoft officially released IE 8 at its MIX09 conference in Las Vegas, and while eWEEK has found the nine most significant features of the new browser, Microsoft has said there are up to 500 additional add-ons for IE 8 in the way of accelerators, Web slices and visual search.
 
 
 

Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 Touts 9 Significant New Features

by Darryl K. Taft
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 Touts 9 Significant New Features
 
 
 
 
 
Darryl K. Taft covers the development tools and developer-related issues beat from his office in Baltimore. He has more than 10 years of experience in the business and is always looking for the next scoop. Taft is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and was named 'one of the most active middleware reporters in the world' by The Middleware Co. He also has his own card in the 'Who's Who in Enterprise Java' deck.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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