html5 test small Internet Explorer 9 Beta tops HTML5 conformance chart

Here’s some data to chew on: Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 9 Beta ranked second in an early HTML5 performance benchmarking, just right behind Firefox, and well ahead of the rest of the pack. IE9 Beta then went on to score 95/100 on the Acid3 test. And now, according to initial official HTML5 conformance tests, IE9 tops the chart. Pretty impressive run by Microsoft of late!

According to results released by the Worldwide Web Consortium, Microsoft’s latest Internet Explorer 9 Beta ranks the highest when it comes to HTML5 conformance.

html5 test Internet Explorer 9 Beta tops HTML5 conformance chart

Seven features have been tested, as shown above. The full breakdown can be found here. Do note that: one, this is the first official HTML5 test; two, the HTML5 spec has not be finalized; three, neither does the conformance test cover the full HTML5 spec.

Internet Explorer 9 Beta ranked second in an early HTML5 performance benchmarking, just right behind Firefox, and well ahead of the rest of the pack. IE9 Beta then went on to score 95/100 on the Acid3 test. And now, IE9 tops the HTML5 conformance chart. While such a fine showing so far does not warrant a ‘must switch’ to IE9, we are pretty sure the upcoming browser’s fan base is growing.