problably you noticed IE8 is RCed. As in every project getting into stage RC is a very important step.
So I found this Channel9 clip very interesting Inside IE 8 RC1 with Dean Hachamovitch and Jason Upton
Jason is an interesting person showing how the team works behind IE.
For me it is a bit complicated because my machine runs Windows 7 and – nope – no RC for Win7 yet. While the engineer in me totally understands the kid is not satisfied. So I will find my other box somewhere and try IE8 RC1 on that one 😉
So sorry I only got a screenshot of the Win7 view on IE8 so far:
Well, try it yourself on http://www.microsoft.com/windows/internet-explorer/beta/default.aspx