With the Consumer Preview of Windows 8 to be available for download by the end of February, it’s good to keep a close eye on the posts on the “Building Windows 8” official blog and it’s companion - “Windows Store for developers

The latest Windows blog post talks about testing the performance of IE. I love the scale of some of these Windows posts, for example;

“We measure the performance of Internet Explorer 200 times daily, collecting over 5.7 million measurements and 480GB of runtime data each day”

and I think it’s really enlightening to get a glimpse at the level of engineering that goes into software that’s used on a global-scale.

Take a read…

Building Windows 8: Internet Explorer Performance Lab- reliably measuring browser performance