Web browsing is the No. 1 thing people do on their Windows-based PC, and as such, they increasingly expect the same experience they associate with their PC applications from their favorite Web-based e-mail service, photo site or social network site. This kind of immersive experience does not occur on the Web today, and using a browser is often associated with limited performance and interactivity. Microsoft developed Internet Explorer to help change this.

June 16, 2014
Internet Explorer releases Developer Channel to give developers a sneak peek at new Web platform features. Download it today from the Microsoft Download Center for both Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 SP1 customers running Internet Explorer 11.

Highlights

ESPN and Internet Explorer team up to bring you closer to the World Cup
June 1
Internet Explorer is excited to announce that we are working with ESPN to bring the ESPN FC World Cup Essentials sports hub to the Web.
Internet Explorer launches Status.modern.ie
May 28
A new resource shows developers which Web technologies are “under consideration” for future versions of the Internet Explorer browser.
Play Assassin’s Creed Pirates Race with touch in Internet Explorer 11
May 19
Internet Explorer partners with Ubisoft to bring Assassin’s Creed to the Web using Babylon.JS, for free in five languages worldwide.
Internet Explorer 11 update for Windows 8.1 announced at Build
April 2
At the Build conference, Microsoft announced an update to IE11 on Windows 8.1, improved syncing across the new Windows Phone 8.1, and engineering roadmap details.
modern.IE 1-year anniversary
Feb. 6
In its first year, modern.IE has saved developers over 1 million hours testing for Internet Explorer and other browsers.
IE challenges you to Rethink what the Web can be
Jan. 22
IE showcases innovative sites that move the Web forward with Rethink, encouraging users to expect more from their online experiences.
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