With Windows 8 currently at the Consumer Preview stage for tech and devs alike, the next version of Internet Explorer is available in preview. Internet Explorer 10 brings 33 new HTML5 & CSS3 site-ready web standards and a noticeable change: One Browser: Two Experiences.
To learn more about the browsing experiences in IE10 on Windows 8, please read the IE Team Blog post: Web browsing in Windows 8 Consumer Preview with IE10.
In this post I’m gathering some recommended steps you can take to make sure your website is implementing cross-browser standards code, and optimized for rendering and using on both the desktop and the Metro style IE10 browser versions. We’ll look at the top recommendations for an optimal experience for your users, and I’ll add the links to the best resources to help you accomplish this.
More resources are available, here’s are my picks:
Just like in the Windows 7 (and 8) desktop, users can pin websites to the start screen in Windows 8. There are also new features available in the Metro experience, allowing users to receive information about updates (badges) without having to open the site.
For more information about the experience and the technical details on how to implement this, please see http://blogs.msdn.com/b/ie/archive/2012/04/03/pinned-sites-in-windows-8.aspx
Watch the above video for a good overview of new site pinning in IE10.