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Internet Explorer 9

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Shamil, Aug 8, 2010.

  1. Shamil

    Shamil Well-Known Member

    Have you tried Internet Explorer 9?

    It's more aimed at web developers, but from what I've seen, the performance is very promising, and the CSS 3 and HTML 5 implementations are improving with every public build. The rendering of pages, are sound.

    However, given the current SunSpider results in JS execution speed, it looks unlikely that they will further enhance the JS engine. As such, any more improvements would be on a very miniscule basis, of the order of 1000's of a millisecond.

    If you're interested, try it here. I do wonder what is your opinion of it, if you have used it. I don't really think comments such as: "IE is rubbish whatever they do", or to that effect are particularly constructive and useful.
    Dark_Hunter likes this.
  2. Dark_Hunter

    Dark_Hunter Member

    Then IE 10 and 11 then 12 and 13. :)
  3. Shamil

    Shamil Well-Known Member

    Maybe not IE 13 - MSFT don't like that number. Whilst on the topic, you cannot post content using IE9, due to a bug in JS/TinyMCE.
  4. Dismounted

    Dismounted Well-Known Member

    Yeah, they went straight from Office 12 to 14. :p Damn superstitions.
  5. KURTZ

    KURTZ Well-Known Member

    right now i'm under FF 3.6.8 (previously i was a 'beta tester') ... still loving it for its add-on ... i'm looking for Chrome, really faster ... IE? uhm ... no thanks ... :D
  6. Quillz

    Quillz Well-Known Member

    IE9 is quite good so far, although we've still yet to have a proper beta release.
  7. Shamil

    Shamil Well-Known Member

    I hope the UI improves, the browser shell is dull and unimaginative.
  8. Quillz

    Quillz Well-Known Member

    UI improvements don't come until at least the beta. You never start off with a UI design, you always build the UI around new functionality.
  9. Shamil

    Shamil Well-Known Member

    Obviously, the current builds are for testing the trident engine primarily.

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