Microsoft announces Internet Explorer 8 availability in March 2009. This video gives you an overview of new features in IE8. Check it out…

Internet Explorer 8: Overview

Good enough to download and start using. Ok, Now what’s new in IE8 for me? i.e. Developers!First of all, if you are a web developer then make sure to go through IE8 Readiness Developer Checklist. Secondly, IE 8 has integrated Developer Tools which you will find in Tools Menu as the image depict below

imageThis Developer Tools enables Web site developers to quickly debug Microsoft JScript, investigate a behavior specific to Internet Explorer, or iterate rapidly to prototype a new design or try solutions to a problem on-the-fly. An article is describing key features in Developer Tools in available on MSDN (click here).

Beside Developer Tools, some of the new features for developer include

            • CSS 2.1 and 3.0 features
            • HTML 5
            • Native JSON
            • Selectors
            • AJAX Navigation

For details, please visit Internet Explorer Developer Center on MSDN. Don’t forget to watch How Do I? Videos for Developers

Last but not least, I found a good webcast on “Internet Explorer 8 for Developers” that will help you knowing new standards/features in IE 8 and luckily avoid reading articles 🙂

MSDN Webcast: BenkoTIPS Live and On Demand: Internet Explorer 8 for Devs with…

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