Take a lap around IE9 with this virtual lab.  After the lab you’ll be familiar with some of the new features in IE9 such as DOM filtering, SVG support, support for web standards, imageperformance instrumentation, and developer tools. IE9 is available in 39 languages at www.BeautyofTheWeb.com. Release notes for Developers are located here and here. To take advantage of the new features in IE9, see How to Get Started with HTML 5.

HTML 5 Game, Music Contest - Push HTML5 to its limits and compete for over US$40,000 in prizes. Participate in the IE9 developer contest today.

Dev Unplugged is a contest that challenges web developers to push the limits of a modern browser without the use of plug-ins.

We decided that two categories really stood out to us: Gaming and Music.

The prizes include:

  • $40,000 in total prizes including $9,000 for the Grand Prize.
  • Front page exposure on theFWA.com and beautyoftheweb.com
  • Cool hardware: laptops and slates from Alienware, HP and ASUS
  • An all-expense paid trip to the Future of Web Apps Las Vegas with “golden ticket” VIP access
  • …and more!
Developers, Start Your Engines!

Below are the dates that you should keep an eye on. We will have a private submission process for 4 weeks, at which point we will open up the submissions to the public so that they can check-out the submissions and vote on their favorites! Once submissions close, we will select the 40 finalists who the judging panel will review in order to find out who our big winners are!

  • 3/1 – Contest Opens (submit early, don’t miss a chance to get voted-up!)
  • 4/5 – Submission gallery opens to the public and voting begins!
  • 5/9 – Submission deadline
  • 5/12 – Top-40 Finalists are announced
  • 5/23 – Winners are announced!

Learn more at DevUnplugged HTML5 Contest.