Posts Tagged ‘Internet Explorer 9’

New IE9 Preview Now Arrives, With More JavaScript Power

Friday, November 19, 2010 0:32 1 Comment

Microsoft pushed out another preview release of Internet Explorer 9 Wednesday. This is not a new beta release — we’re still months away from the official release of Internet Explorer 9 — but we’re definitely approaching the finish line. Wednesday’s release, dubbed Internet Explorer 9 Platform Preview 7 (whew) includes a big performance boost with a newly revamped JavaScript engine inside of it. The last preview release of IE9, which only arrived a few weeks ago, saw increased support for web standards. But Microsoft made it clear to us during a phone briefing that Wednesday’s release is all about speed and performance. To that point, PP7 contains an updated version of the C

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Microsoft Releases Internet Explorer 9 Platform Preview 2 for Developers

Thursday, May 6, 2010 4:11 No Comments

Internet Explorer 9 is shaping out to be quite a significant jump over its current incarnation i.e. Internet Explorer 8. The first platform preview of IE9, which was released back in March at MIX10 had significant performance increase over IE8. The new IE9 Preview 2 has even more improvements. The first platform preview of IE9 scored an impressive 55 out of 100 on Acid3 test. This number has now reached 68. This new build also improves JavaScript and HTML5 performance. The full hardware acceleration for HTML5 in IE9 takes the workload off your computer’s processor, throwing the extra visual bits to the graphics chipset to handle, and hence increasing performance. We have no hints

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