August 17, 2017 PC

Making the web smoother with independent rendering

By Bogdan Brinza, Matt Kotsenas and Scott Low

Independent rendering allows the browser to selectively offload graphics processing to an additional CPU thread, so they can be rendered with minimal impact to the user interface thread and the overall visible performance characteristics page, such as silk-smooth scrolling, responsive… Read more

August 10, 2017 Mobile, PC, Tablet

ES Modules in Node Today!

By Microsoft Edge Team

Editor’s Note: Today’s post is a guest post from John-David Dalton, a Program Manager on the Microsoft Edge team and creator of the popular Lodash JavaScript library, sharing the news of a new community project to bring ECMAScript modules to… Read more

July 25, 2017 Mobile, PC, Tablet

The End of an Era – Next Steps for Adobe Flash

By Microsoft Edge Team

Today, Adobe announced that Flash will no longer be supported after Microsoft will phase out support for Flash in Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer ahead of this Flash led the way on the web for rich content, gaming, animations, and… Read more

Illustration of a character dressed as User Input, with mouse pointers for earrings, skipping the UI Thread line in a separate "VIP" line.
June 1, 2017 Mobile, PC, Tablet

Improving input responsiveness in Microsoft Edge

By Nolan Lawson, Todd Reifsteck and Rachel Nabors

As the web becomes more interactive, web pages are becoming increasingly reliant on JavaScript for core functionality, such as input, rendering, layout, and As more and more of this core functionality moves to the client side, it becomes imperative for… Read more

May 25, 2017 Mobile, PC, Tablet

Accessibility improvements in EdgeHTML 15

By Microsoft Edge Team

In last year’s Windows 10 Anniversary Update, we introduced a new architecture for web accessibility, enabling a more accessible web with Microsoft With this dramatically improved foundation, we’ve been hard at work improving the experience even more in EdgeHTML 15… Read more