Last night at SXSW, we launched the new Internet Explorer 9 (Today is the day–Internet Explorer 9 set for launch!). Were you able to join us for the big event online? If you weren’t, don’t worry because you still have a chance to not only view the session online, but I’m also going to share a bunch of resources with you below that you can use, including: how to view the launch replay, where to download Internet Explorer 9, where to get the language packs, resources for developers, where to learn more about the new features in Internet Explorer 9 and much more.
First, if you missed the Internet Explorer 9 launch event last night, here is a replay that you can watch online, in addition to the Official Press Release:
Dean Hachamovitch, Corporate Vice President, Internet Explorer, at the Internet Explorer 9 launch event at SXSW in Austin, Texas.
Ready to experience Internet Explorer 9 for yourself? Well, let me point you in the right direction. Below is where you can download Internet Explorer 9 for various operating systems, including the main Internet Explorer 9 site that will help you choose:
- Windows Internet Explorer 9 for Windows 7
- Windows Internet Explorer 9 for Windows 7 64-bit Edition and Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit Edition
- Windows Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008
- Windows Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Vista 64-bit Edition and Windows Server 2008 64-bit Edition
- Check out the “Beauty of the Web” site where you can find the “Download Now” button to help you choose your download if not sure
There are also some language packs available for Internet Explorer 9 and here is where you can download those:
- Windows Internet Explorer 9 Language Packs for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008
- Windows Internet Explorer 9 Language Packs for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
Not sure what’s new in Internet Explorer 9? No worries, check out the Internet Explorer 9 Product Guide which outlines new features in Internet Explorer 9.
Also, be sure to check out these resources available to you on Internet Explorer 9:
- Internet Explorer 9 RTW Reviewers Guide
- Internet Explorer 9 Fact Sheet
- Internet Explorer 9 Guide for Developers
- Internet Explorer 9 information and resources for partners on the Microsoft Partner Network Portal
- Internet Explorer on MSDN
- Internet Explorer 9 Technical Overview
- Internet Explorer 9 Frequently Asked Questions
- Internet Explorer Administration Kit (IEAK) 9
- Internet Explorer 9 Delivery through Automatic Updates
- Internet Explorer 9 Blocker Toolkit FAQ
- Internet Explorer 9 Blocker Toolkit
- Simplifying Internet Explorer Migration with the MAP Toolkit
- Internet Explorer 9’s Compatibility Features for Site Developers
- Internet Explorer 9 Springboard Series section on TechNet
- Internet Explorer Team Blog
Also, if you have a few moments, I think you might enjoy taking a read through this blog post by the Microsoft MSDN UK Team: IE9 is only awesome because of you guys.
I hope the links and resources above are helpful for you in your exploration of Internet Explorer 9 and I ‘d love to hear your feedback, if you’re interested. Did you find this information helpful? If so, you may want to make sure you are utilizing all of the areas I share information online, such as: my Facebook page, my Twitter account, my LinkedIn account, and my blog.
Thank you and have a wonderful day,
Eric Ligman – Follow me on TWITTER, LinkedIn, and RSS and see “What I’m thinking”
Global Partner Experience Lead
Microsoft Worldwide Partner Group
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