Posts in Performance

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

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.
May 19, 2017 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

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

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

Screen capture showing an Edge browser window with a dialog from the address bar which reads "Adobe Flash content was blocked. Do you want to allow Adobe Flash to run on this site?" The options are Close, Allow Once, and Allow Always.
December 14, 2016 PC, Tablet

Extending User Control of Flash with Click-to-Run

By Crispin Cowan and Microsoft Edge Team

Adobe Flash has been an integral part of the web for decades, enabling rich content and animations in browsers since before HTML5 was In modern browsers, web standards pioneered by Microsoft, Adobe, Google, Apple, Mozilla, and many others are now… Read more

October 31, 2016 Mobile, PC, Tablet

A peek into the WebAssembly Browser Preview

By Limin Zhu

Following the introduction of , we have been working with other browser vendors including Mozilla, Google, Apple, along with the rest of the WebAssembly community group, to push the performance boundary of the web with WebAssembly is a new, portable,… Read more