Thursday, 16 June 2011

Benchmark your smartphones browser performance with the new Microsoft Mobile Test Drive website

By now, you’re probably familiar with the Internet Explorer Test Drive – a site where we publish various Web development samples that highlight features and capabilities of Internet Explorer.
Today, we’re launching our Mobile Test Drive. It’s the same idea, but with a mobile twist.

It’s organized essentially the same way as the original, except laid out to be easily read and used on the mobile form factor. We’ve ported over some of the more popular samples from the full version of the IE Test Drive and have developed a few of our own mobile-specific ones too, including the demos that Joe Belfiore showed at MIX 11 earlier this year. It’s important to note that even though we use the same core rendering engines on both the desktop and mobile versions of IE and adhere to the concept of “same markup” when we produce our samples, we felt that it was worth creating a mobile test drive site to illustrate how we approach some of the key issues that developers face when creating mobile-optimized content: screen sizes, device capabilities, etc.

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