IE10 Platform Preview 2 Released with better HTML 5 support

Microsoft just released Preview 2 of the new Internet Explorer 10 and it's getting better! You can download it from http://www.ietestdrive.com.

Here’s a broad list of what’s new in preview 2:
  • Support for the Web Worker API which allows to run complex JavaScripts in the background
  • Support for Web File API providing browsers controlled access to the local file system, HTML 5 sandbox and iFrame isolation
  • CSS3 Positioned Floats for print-like layouts
  • Better HTML5 Drag-drop support
  • Media Query and Listeners
  • Better HTML 5 performance and standards support
  • Initial Support for HTML 5 Form validation, Parser and Channel Messaging
  • and more…
Check a Video that demos how stuff works in the new IE 10 Preview 2



IE 10 would release sometime around March 2012.

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