At the MIX10 Microsoft developer conference on Tuesday in Las Vegas, Microsoft launched preview code for the most critical element of its Internet Explorer 9 Web browser: the underlying rendering engine.
The key goals for the new browser engine are few and simple: improved speed, and support for new Web standards, particularly HTML 5 and SVG (scalable vector graphics).
Microsoft is having a good old time at MIX10, showing off all sorts of new things. New things like… Internet Explorer 9, which has just been previewed at the developer event, and here’s what we’ve gleaned about it so far.
IE9 Developer preview Download