Internet Explorer 9 is shaping out to be quite a significant jump over its current incarnation i.e. Internet Explorer 8. The first platform preview of IE9, which was released back in March at MIX10 had significant performance increase over IE8. The new IE9 Preview 2 has even more improvements. The first platform preview of IE9 scored an impressive 55 out of 100 on Acid3 test. This number has now reached 68.
Today, the highly anticipated Microsoft PDC (Professional Developers Conference) kicked off in style in LA. On the first day of the conference, Microsoft Ray Ozzie hinted about the arrival of the IE 8’s successor, Internet Explorer 9. From what we have gathered from all the buzz about PDC on the Internet, Microsoft’s VP Steven Sinofsky will be announcing Microsoft’s plan for IE 9 tomorrow.