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Internet Explorer 9 Beta Screenshot

So, as you know, the beta release is scheduled for September 15th. Previously, the screenshots of the interface flowed, but they were similar to IE 8, or nothing at all.
Now, zabugornye online publications put on the ears of the screenshots of IE 9. In general, there is something.
So, here it is, the IE 9 GUI:

Now that we are promised:
1. Support HTML5, CSS3, etc. Microsoft Melkosoft engineers swear and swear that IE 9 will support everything. The test results in terms of HTML5 are far from leading in comparison with other browsers, but the necessary minimum of "nine" provides.
2. Orientation on the Web. Minimalism will be the hallmark of the browser. Looking at the screenshot, I get the feeling that I’ve overdone it a bit.
3. Increased performance. Everything is clear here. The Chakra engine itself is far from the leader (Peacekeeper, Google V8, Mozilla Dromaeo, Sunspider tests), but it “leaves” due to the support of the graphics subsystem, which looks advantageously on Microsoft Testdrive and a bit clumsy on Chrome Experiments.
4. Fixed sites. A feature that allows you to create a kind of express panel on the Windows taskbar. That is, to fix the links in the browser icon. I don’t know why this is stated as a mega-franchise, but I have an express panel in the taskbar on the Opera even in the winter builds of version 10.50, if not earlier.
5. Tear-off tabs. In Microsoft, without further ado, they adopted the Google Chrome feature, which allowed them to snatch a tab from the main window and drag it to the edges of the screen.

You can read more in the article by Andrei Glazov, who was cut out from the MS4Press blog, but was forgotten from the cache of his own Bing .

In general, all the technical quirks of the browser have already been disassembled along and across in the technical thumbnails, it remains to understand how comfortable the GUI will be, and how performance will change with the appearance of whistle-bending clothing .
Update I also want to curse the engineers of the Redmond giant that they cannot start their Ferrari under Windows XP. Ugliness. What does the same Opera do that can launch your browser even under Windows 98?


Source: https://habr.com/ru/post/102673/

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