Internet Explorer 11 represents a huge step forward over previous editions, some of which have actually been creating big security risks for the users, but many Windows users are looking forward to the release of Internet Explorer 12, which is said to come with plenty of awesome features.
And now Microsoft has decided that it’s about time they’d give us a sneak peek. Here’s what Microsoft said:
The current list of features “in development” is not an exhaustive representation of what we will deliver in the next version, but an indication of what we currently have highest confidence in delivering. There are several other features that we realize are very important and are working on a plan to support
There are quite a lot of upcoming features enlisted on the official website, but we’ve “translated” the technical language and here are the most important ones, along with possible launches.
Thanks to many developers who expressed their interest in contributing to the project, Microsoft has decide to make the entire site and even the data that backs it, available on GitHub under the Apache V2 license.
Improved Search & Filter
Thanks to the new upcoming “Interop” menu, it will be much easier to enter in your browser support interests to find available features
This concerns developers and lets them enable a deep link to a feature you want to share with others thanks to HTML5 History and Angular routing
Better Mobile Support & Performance
Mobile is the hottest word right now and it comes as no surprise for Microsoft to improve this aspect. Around 20% of IE visitors have come from mobile devices and that number is going to increase even more with the rise of smartphones and tablets. Microsoft will further optimized it to make it faster and easily adaptable to all kinds of screens.
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