The next version of Internet Explorer IE9 developer preview hits 1 million downloads.It is downloaded more than 1 million times in just 7 weeks.The first first developer preview released in mid-march 2010.And the second developer preview released on May 5, 2010.Download IE9 Developer Preview 2.According to softpedia intimated by downloadsquad, The exact wording from the Microsoft spokesperson was, “There have been over a million downloads of Internet Explorer 9 Platform Preview 1.”
If it is correct, what about the IE9 Developer Preview 2? It is going to be a huge number.
Which shows that, how people are interested about IE9 the next major version of Internet Explorer.
The IE9 testing center conducted a lot of tests and put the results in their IE9 testing center page.These results are interesting.See the below table which is a Cross-browser test for the W3C Web Standards for various browsers.In all these tests IE9 passed 100%.Which shows the accuracy of IE9 on web standards.
|W3C Web Standards||Number of Submitted Tests|| Internet Explorer 9
|Mozilla Firefox 3.6.3||Opera 10.52||Apple Safari 4.05||Google Chrome 4.1|
|SVG 1.1 2nd edition||31||100%||84%||94%||90%||90%|
|CSS3 Media Queries||19||100%||74%||68%||42%||53%|
|CSS3 Borders & Backgrounds||33||100%||27%||88%||27%||91%|
|DOM Level 3 Core||18||100%||78%||78%||94%||94%|
|DOM Level 3 Events||30||100%||37%||33%||20%||27%|
|DOM Level 2 Style||5||100%||100%||80%||20%||0%|
Here is the video of IE9 Speed Tests.This is really amazing.
From this, we can say that, there should be a great war between the IE9 and Google Chrome.
But the final judges are the users.What do you think? Let us know your feelings in comments.