Posts by Microsoft Edge Team

September 29, 2017 PC, Tablet

Microsoft Edge extensions, one year later

By Microsoft Edge Team

It has been a little more than a year since Microsoft first shipped the number one requested feature for Microsoft Edge – extensions! Today, we are excited to share a few updates on the progress we have made since then,… 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

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

Circular tree map showing "DOM Tree" at the center, surrounded by "JS Binding," "Editing," "Spellcheck," "Events," and "Attributes."
April 19, 2017 Mobile, PC, Tablet

Modernizing the DOM tree in Microsoft Edge

By Microsoft Edge Team

The DOM is the foundation of the web platform programming model, and its design and performance impacts the rest of the browser However, its history and evolution is far from a simple Over the past three years, we've embarked on… Read more

April 12, 2017 PC

Disabling VBScript execution in Internet Explorer 11

By Microsoft Edge Team

VBScript is deprecated in Internet Explorer 11, and is not executed for webpages displayed in IE11 However, for backwards compatibility, VBScript execution is currently still permitted for websites rendered in legacy document This was introduced as a temporary Document modes… Read more

March 13, 2017 Mobile, PC, Tablet

Notes from the Node.js VM Summit

By Microsoft Edge Team

The Chakra team was delighted to host the third VM Summit recently here at These meetings bring together JavaScript VM vendors, Node collaborators, and CTC members including participants from Google, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, nearForm, and This group is currently focused… Read more