MSDN TechTalk Webcast: Introducing Internet Explorer 9 and HTML 5

Part one of the "MSDN TechTalk: Introducing Internet Explorer 9 and HTML 5" by Sascha Corti focuses on IE9. With IE9, Microsoft enters the league of HTML 5 browsers and with its active participation in the W3C working groups, the company proves its engagements towards the new and emerging standards. Developers however are often left […]

Part one of the "MSDN TechTalk: Introducing Internet Explorer 9 and HTML 5" by Sascha Corti focuses on IE9.

With IE9, Microsoft enters the league of HTML 5 browsers and with its active participation in the W3C working groups, the company proves its engagements towards the new and emerging standards. Developers however are often left wondering where the boundaries are drawn between HTML5 web site, plug-in based rich internet application and smart client or "app".

Furthermore, you'll be introduced to IE9 "Pinned Sites", allowing you to integrate your website with Windows 7 taskbar and start menu and show you the most important features of the new browser, including the Chakra JavaScript engine that compiles JavaScript into native code, the new "F12" developer tools or the hardware accelerated graphics engine of IE9.

In Part two, see what HTML 5 has to offer, how Microsoft supports and contributes to these standards and learn how to fully leverage IE9 as a web developer. Using many examples, see some of the most important changes introduced by HTML5, CSS3, SVG, DOM and ECMA script. You'll learn how the standards are still evolving and how Microsoft is contributing.