Making your WebGL code more flexible

The August update for Internet Explorer 11 includes new capabilities to help web developers detect when their WebGL application might encounter performance problems due to underlying hardware, including support for the failIfMajorPerformanceCaveat flag and WEBGL_debug_renderer_info extension. These can be added to other best practices to make your WebGL code more adaptable to the hardware that…

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September 2014 updates for Internet Explorer

The September update for Internet Explorer is focused on bringing the latest security updates to our users: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-052 – This critical security update resolves one publicly disclosed vulnerability and twenty-five privately reported vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. For more information see the full bulletin. Security Update for Flash Player (2987114) – This security…

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Making the web “just work” with any input: Mouse, Touch, and Pointer Events

We recently announced support for the Touch Event API in Internet Explorer for Windows Phone 8.1 Update as a part of our commitment to make the Web “just work” for our users. This means IE now supports all three major pointing input APIs: Mouse Events, Touch Events, and Pointer Events. Mobile browsing experience gets better,…

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Announcing new F12 dev tools features in August update

Today we’re excited to share all the F12 features that shipped in the August update to IE11! In April, we shipped a swath of new features of F12 Developer Tools in Internet Explorer 11 focusing on providing accurate data in the DOM Explorer, actionable data in the memory and performance tools and a smoother debugging…

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August updates for Internet Explorer

The August update for Internet Explorer includes updates to the WebGL and F12 features, in addition to the latest security updates. As discussed on the Windows blog, we’ll continue to use our existing monthly update process to deliver more frequent improvements in addition to security updates. New features for Internet Explorer 11 The update includes…

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Stay up-to-date with Internet Explorer

As we shared in May, Microsoft is prioritizing helping users stay up-to-date with the latest version of Internet Explorer. Today we would like to share important information on migration resources, upgrade guidance, and details on support timelines to help you plan for moving to the latest Internet Explorer browser for your operating system. Microsoft offers…

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Internet Explorer begins blocking out-of-date ActiveX controls

As part of our ongoing commitment to delivering a more secure browser, starting September 9th Internet Explorer will block out-of-date ActiveX controls. Note: The original post stated that the ActiveX blocking would begin on August 12th. Please refer to the addendum for further details. ActiveX controls are small apps that let Web sites provide content,…

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Passwords in IE11

Today’s Web relies on passwords as a form of authentication, which means people have to log into a variety of different services every day. Not only is typing passwords on touch devices cumbersome, but people are creating weak passwords and using the same password for every site, making them more vulnerable to identity theft. Having a secure,…

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Announcing Internet Explorer Developer Channel

Summary: Go get the new Internet Explorer Developer Channel at devchannel.modern.IE! Just a few weeks ago, we talked about creating a more open dialog between the IE team and the Web development community. Today we’re excited to announce the release of the Internet Explorer Developer Channel, a fully functioning browser designed to give Web developers…

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Support a Live Tile for your website on Windows and Windows Phone 8.1

tl;dr: Have an RSS feed? Build a Live Tile for your Web site within minutes at buildmypinnedsite.com. Enabling Web powered Start screens With Internet Explorer, users can put their favorite Web sites right beside their favorite apps by pinning them to the Windows and Windows Phone Start Screens. Pinning Web sites from IE gives users…

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