Developers can take advantage of the new features offered in Internet Explorer 9. MSDEV has created a 15-minute video that show you can light up your Website in Windows 7 with just a few lines of metadata that is compatible with other browsers.
You can pin your site, create jump lists, and add items to the Windows 7. You can give your Website have the same look and feel in Windows 7 as other applications. See How Do I: Create an Internet Explorer 9 Pinned Site in Windows 7?
Windows 7 Desktop Integration with Internet Explorer 9
Windows Internet Explorer 9 introduces pinned sites, a feature with which you can integrate your websites with the Windows 7 desktop. A pinned site is more than just a shortcut, however. With very little effort, developers can access features of the Windows 7 taskbar from their websites.
Download Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate
You can download Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate in the language that matches your version of Windows or choose the English version, which works with all versions of Windows Vista and Windows 7. See Internet Explorer Downloads.
Internet Explorer 9 Guide for Developers
For more information, see Internet Explorer 9 Guide for Developers that has been updated for the release candidate. The Internet Explorer 9 Guide for Developers provides a look at the features and improvements in Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate. By using this guide, web developers and designers can prepare to take advantage of these enhancements. Developers can also experience the platform in action using the Internet Explorer Test Drive.
See It In Action
Check out the cool things Internet Explorer 9 can do at beautyoftheweb.com.
Bruce D. Kyle
ISV Architect Evangelist | Microsoft Corporation