Posts in PC

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

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

Screen capture showing Fluent Design in Microsoft Edge. The use of materials like Acrylic allows elements of the background to influence the color and texture of the browser frame.
Mobile, PC, Tablet

Microsoft Edge at Build 2017

By Kyle Pflug

Last week, Microsoft welcomed thousands of developers from around the world to Build 2017, where we shared our vision for the future of dozens of products and Build featured a number of exciting sessions for developers building sites and apps… Read more

Circular tree map showing "DOM Tree" at the center, surrounded by "JS Binding," "Editing," "Spellcheck," "Events," and "Attributes."
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

Surface Books instrumented for direct power measurement, running a looping browser test in a performance lab.
Mobile, PC, Tablet

Better battery life with Microsoft Edge

By Brandon Heenan

There’s a good chance you’ve noticed that Microsoft Edge and other popular browsers have recently been focused on improving battery We've been paying particular attention to this with Windows 10, and the response has been Windows users spend more than… Read more

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