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