As the world moves towards a blend of web and client applications that work across devices and form factors, Microsoft has committed itself to help developers deliver immersive experiences that enable this blend between web and client. We call this “native HTML5”, which enables developers to leverage the power and capabilities of HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript to build faster, richer & trusted Windows 8 applications.

 Fast and fluid

Built for speed, Internet Explorer brings you a faster web. Whether you're loading sites, sharing sites, or going from sites to apps, it all runs at a speed comparable to apps on your PC.   Learn more


Browse with ease. There when you need them, tabs and navigation controls appear at the swipe of a finger. Share sites with friends—just swipe and tap. And pin sites to Start for one–click access.   Learn more 

A more trusted web

More security, more privacy, more peace of mind: Building on innovations like SmartScreen and Tracking Protection, Internet Explorer is designed to give you greater control over your personal info and help keep you safe from the latest online threats.   IE10 Developer guide