Microsoft lists IE11 developer improvements

ie 11 improvements

inline video playbackMicrosoft has listed some of the improvements in IE11, which features in Windows 8.1 and also Windows Phone 8.1.

Of note is that Windows phone now supports SPDY/3 and Prefetch, Prerender and Lazyload attributes, which should give a much faster web experience.  The browser will now also support WebGL, and Microsoft showed off their Fish GL demo running at 60 fps on a Windows Phone using the technology.

Microsoft also showed IE11’s new ability to show inline video, demonstrating it on a live YouTube video.

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Lastly, Microsoft has made their WinJS JavaScipt library cross-platform, meaning developer who code HTML5 apps using Microsoft’s controls can now easily support the same applications on iOS and Android.

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