Internet Explorer 9 Beta Now Available
Yesterday, Internet Explorer 9 Beta became available for download at:
What’s New for Users?
- A clean UI, focusing on sites
- Hardware-accelerated graphics & text
- Tear off (and on) tabs
- A new Tab Page
- Windows 7 integration - Jump lists, pinned sites, custom thumbnail previews
- One Box - Integrated address/search box
- Quieted notifications and a new Notification Bar
- Add-ons Performance Advisor
- Download Manager (and SmartScreen download reputation)
What’s New for Web Developers?
A ton, and I’ll be posting more on these in the coming weeks. For now, here’s the high-level view, with details over on the IE Dev Center:
- DOM Level 2 & 3
IE9 Related Sites
Looking for more? Plenty of details are available:
Consider downloading the IE9 Beta to have a look for yourself!