Posts in EdgeHTML

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

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

Flowchart showing the simplified browser pipeline. Figure 1. Content transformed to the engine model is projected into visual and accessibility views that are presented either as visual or accessible presentation.
Mobile, PC, Tablet

Building a more accessible web platform

By Bogdan Brinza and Rossen Atanassov

In February we shared our roadmap for empowering all Microsoft Edge customers through accessibility and inclusive Today, we’re excited to share more about Microsoft Edge’s native support for the modern UI Automation accessibility framework, coming with the Windows 10 Anniversary… Read more

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WebM, VP9 and Opus Support in Microsoft Edge

By Microsoft Edge Team

Starting with EdgeHTML , the open-source WebM container format and the VP9 video and Opus audio codecs are supported in Microsoft These are available to websites that use Media Source Extensions (MSE) to adaptively stream video Windows Web Apps (built… Read more