March 23, 2017 Mobile, PC, Tablet

Strengthening the Microsoft Edge Sandbox

By Crispin Cowan

In a recent post, we outlined the layered strategy that the Microsoft Edge security team employs to protect you from vulnerabilities that could be used to compromise your device or personal In particular, we showed how Microsoft Edge is leveraging… 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

March 10, 2017 Mobile, PC, Tablet

Next-generation web apps for education

By Jeff Burtoft

Just a short time ago, the new Microsoft Intune for Education was announced for teachers and technologists to manage devices, accounts, and apps for Since that time, we’ve heard from a number of developers and app publishers who work in… Read more

March 8, 2017 Mobile, PC, Tablet

Scrolling on the web: A primer

By Nolan Lawson

Scrolling is one of the oldest interactions on the Long before we had pull-to-refresh or infinite-loading lists, the humble scrollbar solved the web’s original scaling problem: how can we interact with content that’s stretched beyond the available viewport? Animations by… Read more

January 13, 2017 Mobile, PC, Tablet

ChakraCore’s first anniversary

By Brian Terlson, Gaurav Seth and Limin Zhu

Today marks the one year anniversary of open-sourcing ChakraCore – the core of the Chakra JavaScript engine that powers Microsoft Edge – under the MIT We wanted to take a moment to say thank you to everyone in the community… Read more

December 20, 2016 Mobile, PC, Tablet

Introducing Brotli compression in Microsoft Edge

By Microsoft Edge Team

Beginning with EdgeHTML , Microsoft Edge supports Brotli as an HTTP content-encoding This change will be released to stable builds with the Windows 10 Creator’s Update early next year, but you can preview it now via the Windows Insider With… Read more