A Closer Look at IE9 Beta

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If you have used past versions of Internet Explorer then you might have run into some of the frustrations that I have. Past versions had all around poor performance with slow loading times and errors everywhere. Being a developer I use Internet Explorer to browser check but personally I never use it to surf the web. Well since last fall Microsoft has been talking about Internet Explorer 9. They were determined to develop a browser that adheres to Web Standards and has improved performance compared to previous versions. In September of this year the Internet Explorer 9 Beta version was released to the general public so I started researching more about it. The reviews looked good and many say that it is an impressively polished product. The list of features and performance upgrades looked impressive so I downloaded the Internet Explorer 9 Beta version for Windows 7.

What’s New?

After a test drive of the new Internet Explorer I will admit I like it much better than past versions.   I’m not saying I will switch to being a full time Internet Explorer user just yet but I am impressed with the improvements that they have made especially in performance. If you would like to learn more about the new features or test it out for yourself you can find more information at: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/internet-explorer/products/ie-9/home