Wednesday, November 18th, 2009
With PDC going on, we get a glimpse at the early stage of IE 9. There is some promise, albeit with omissions!
Dean Hachamovitch, IE general manager, gives us an early look whirlwind that discusses:
Standards / CSS
Although the Acid test score is low:
It is early days, and we do have rounded corners and CSS selectors!
Dean and his team talk over the work they are doing wrt standards.
Finally, IE 9 will surf on the GPU using DirectX/D2D. As well as speeding up performance all around, setting the platform up for CSS transforms etc, we also see side benefits such as nicer fonts.
What else have you heard from PDC?
Posted by Dion Almaer at 1:20 pm