IE9 : not really HTML5 ready

Posted: March 16, 2011 in IT/Dev
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Microsoft finally released IE9. However, contrary to what they stated, it provides few HTML5 features, and is closer to 5 years-old Safari/WebKit or 2 years-old Firefox.

Canvas accelerating through Direct2D (that then replaces VML), and SVG support, will finally help leveraging Rich Desktop Applications, and make development of abstraction-based frameworks (like Cappuccino) easier.

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