Early IE9 Preview

Preview of Internet Explorer 9 with New JavaScript Engine

Jessica Thornsby

Microsoft has released a preview version of Internet Explorer 9.

The IE9 Platform Preview includes the first release of Microsoft’s new JavaScript engine, codenamed ‘Chakra.’ Chakra ships with a new JavaScript compiler that compiles JavaScript source code into native machine code. For more information on Chakra, please visit the IEBlog.

They are calling for feedback, but ask that users refrain from providing feedback on features that are clearly either partially implemented or not available yet.

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