Application Development: Microsoft Refines Internet Explorer Platform Preview 2

 
 
By Darryl K. Taft  |  Posted 2010-05-05
 
 
 

Microsoft Refines Internet Explorer Platform Preview 2

by Darryl K. Taft

Microsoft Refines Internet Explorer Platform Preview 2

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.

IE9 Platform Preview 2

Optimized for Netbooks

The IE9 experience can be optimized for netbooks.

Optimized for Netbooks

Optimized for Mobile

An example of the IE9 experience optimized for mobile devices.

Optimized for Mobile

Optimized for Large Screens

This is an example of the IE9 experience optimized for large screens.

Optimized for Large Screens

Flickr Support

This is a shot from a new Flickr demo running on IE9.

Flickr Support

SVG Support

This slide demonstrates IE9's SVG support with an SVG Tweet cloud.

SVG Support

Passing the Acid Test

Microsoft's IE9 Platform Preview 2 upped its Acid3 test results to 68 from 55 in the initial platform preview.

Passing the Acid Test

Better Performance

The IE 9 Platform Preview 2 features enhanced performance over its predecessor.

Better Performance

Console Window

With the new Platform Preview 2, Microsoft changed the console window to be a full tab that includes diagnostic information from IE.

Console Window

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