Project Spartan now available in the Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones

As Gabe just announced on the Windows Blog, the latest Windows 10 Technical Preview build for phones is now available. With it, we are delighted to announce that Project Spartan for Windows phones is available to preview in this build. It’s been just over a week since Project Spartan was available in the last desktop…

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Internet Explorer in the Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones

Last year, we committed to the principle that the mobile web should just work for everyone, and introduced hundreds of targeted improvements to Internet Explorer in the Windows Phone 8.1 Update to dramatically improve interoperability with the mobile web. In November, we revealed the new rendering engine for Internet Explorer and Project Spartan on Windows…

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Focusing community discussions for IE development on StackOverflow

In an effort to focus Web development discussions for Internet Explorer in one place, we have starting migrating IE development discussions from MSDN forums to Stack Overflow. This has started with announcing to our MSDN community the goal of redirecting all Web development questions to the Internet Explorer tag(s) on Stack Overflow to better answer…

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Introducing the IE Platform Suggestion Box on UserVoice

On October 1st, we launched the Internet Explorer Platform Suggestion Box (http://uservoice.modern.ie) on the UserVoice platform. Since then, it has been great to see the feedback flowing in as everyone adds their voice in support of their most wanted Web platform features in IE. This post provides some background on our decision to launch a…

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IE11 Virtual Machines Now Available on modern.IE

With the recent release of Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7, we have added IE11 for Windows 7 and IE11 on Windows 8.1 to the suite of virtual machines available on modern.IE for testing Internet Explorer across platforms and versions. We have also updated all of the virtual machines based on your feedback, to make…

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IE Dev Center: Finding the resources you need, quickly

Last week we launched a remodeled Internet Explorer Developer Center (msdn.com/ie) to make it easier for developers to find the comprehensive documentation quickly. Based on your feedback, we’ve adjusted our site structure as part of a larger Windows Dev Center redesign in order to: Make it easier to find developer topics across versions of IE…

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Enabling Professional-Quality Online Video: New Specifications for Interoperable Captioning

Video captioning on the Web is about to get significantly better, putting in place another critical building block for enabling professional-quality online video delivery and playback. To achieve the experience of broadcast television, the Web needs to provide captioning capabilities including word highlighting, tight synchronization between captions and spoken word, flexible caption positioning, caption styling,…

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How You Help Us Improve IE’s Reliability

Over the past year, the structured feedback you provided while using the IE9 Platform Previews, Beta, and Release Candidate has been invaluable to helping us build the most reliable version of IE ever. The error reports that you send us via Windows Error Reporting and other methods help us fix the most impactful issues experienced…

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IE Feedback: Looking Back, Forging Ahead

IE9 users significantly impacted the engineering process and product with high quality, high value feedback. It is for this reason that we are pleased to announce that the Internet Explorer Feedback Program will remain open on an ongoing basis. Users continue to be able to search, reactivate, or log new bugs on Connect, and the…

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A More Compatible IE9, Through Your Feedback

Throughout IE9, we have written about how users and developers expect browsers to be compatible with the sites they use every day. This blog post covers a few ways we measure and ensure compatibility with the Web and how your feedback made a difference. Measuring compatibility with the Web We measure Web compatibility through many…

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