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IE10 PP2 Now Available Vol 14-14 | June, 2011
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Internet Explorer 10 Platform Preview 2 is here! That’s right; IE10 PP2 is now available for download from the IE Test Drive site. (Note: IE10 PP2 will install side-by-side with IE9.) As a web developer, there’s a lot to like in this release, including support for HTML5 aspects like Drag-and-Drop, File Reader API, HTML5 Form and Input validation, Web Workers and a whole lot more! Check out the IE10 Platform Preview Guide for Developers for a listing of its new capabilities.

If you’re building sites with HTML5 and CSS3 in Visual Studio 2010 then check out the Web Standards Update on Visual Studio Gallery . This update adds IntelliSense and validation support for HTML5 and CSS3 validation to the code editing experience. For a more in-depth look at the Web Standards Update, check out Scott Hanselman’s blog post; Announcing the Web Standards Update - HTML5 Support for the Visual Studio 2010 Editor .

Whether you’re working with modern web standards or looking to examples of sites that use them, you should check out Make Awesome Web . On this blog, you’ll find over 200 awesome posts of web developer awesomeness, including sites, resources or tools that will (hopefully) inspire you. This site features resources relating to HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and much more!

Finally, don’t forget to register for BUILD in September! This is a new event that shows modern hardware and software developers how to take advantage of the future of Windows. You can register for BUILD today at buildwindows.com . You can also get updates through @bldwin on Twitter or via Facebook at facebook.com/bldwin .

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