IE10 Platform Preview 2, the same HTML5 engine seen in the recent public “Windows 8” demos, is now available for download
. With this update, IE10 continues to deliver support for site-ready HTML5 technologies as well as improving performance:
This video shows some of the HTML5 technologies in the second IE10 Platform Preview in action.
With the second Platform Preview, developers can start working with several site-ready HTML5 technologies for building beautiful, interactive Web applications with great performance and security. You can read the full list here
in the IE10 developer guide:
- Beautiful and interactive Web applications are easier to deliver with support for several new technologies like CSS3 Positioned Floats, HTML5 Drag-drop, File Reader API, Media Query Listeners and initial support for HTML5 Forms.
- HTML5 Application performance improves across the board, as well as the ability to deliver better performance with more efficient use of battery life with new technologies like Web Workers with Channel Messaging, Async script support, and others.
- Web application security improves using the same markup with support for HTML5 Sandbox for iframe isolation.