What Makes Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) Beta Fast? [Videos]

Microsoft started a new series that cover some of the biggest investments made in Internet Explorer 9 Beta and how partners are already taking advantage of them in the beta phase. This post talk about the concept that a browser should be "all around fast". Pages load and respond nearly instantlyIn IE9, being all around […]

Microsoft started a new series that cover some of the biggest investments made in Internet Explorer 9 Beta and how partners are already taking advantage of them in the beta phase. This post talk about the concept that a browser should be "all around fast". Pages load and respond nearly instantly

In IE9, being all around fast means the sites you care about the most feel like native apps to your PC. Getting IE9 to be fast took a lot of engineering smarts. The video below quick overview the performance improvements made in IE9 Beta. This video talks about a number of concepts, from faster JavaScript to full hardware acceleration.

For a teaser, watch this side-by-side comparison of some of our demos at IE Test Drive to see IE9 in action.

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