Application Development: Microsoft Refines Internet Explorer Platform Preview 2
Microsoft Refines Internet Explorer Platform Preview 2
by Darryl K. Taft
IE9 Platform Preview 2
With the IE9 Platform Preview 2, Microsoft has improved its compliance to industry standards and demonstrated its capability to deliver significant upgrades every eight weeks as promised.
Optimized for Netbooks
The IE9 experience can be optimized for netbooks.
Optimized for Mobile
An example of the IE9 experience optimized for mobile devices.
Optimized for Large Screens
This is an example of the IE9 experience optimized for large screens.
This is a shot from a new Flickr demo running on IE9.
This slide demonstrates IE9's SVG support with an SVG Tweet cloud.
Passing the Acid Test
Microsoft's IE9 Platform Preview 2 upped its Acid3 test results to 68 from 55 in the initial platform preview.
The IE 9 Platform Preview 2 features enhanced performance over its predecessor.
With the new Platform Preview 2, Microsoft changed the console window to be a full tab that includes diagnostic information from IE.