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Introducing Web Authentication in Microsoft Edge

Today, we are happy to introduce support for the Web Authentication specification in Microsoft Edge, enabling better, more secure user experiences and a passwordless experience on the web. With Web Authentication, Microsoft Edge users...

Enhancing automated testing in Microsoft Edge with new WebDriver capabilities, W3C protocol support, and automatic updates

Enhancing automated testing in Microsoft Edge with new WebDriver capabilities, W3C protocol support, and automatic updates

Just last week, the WebDriver specification officially became a W3C Recommendation, defining a standard way for web developers and browser engineers to automate the browser. This is a major step forward for web site...

Get started with web push notifications

Microsoft Edge now supports web push notifications via the Push API, beginning with the Windows 10 April 2018 Update. Web push notifications allow you to build re-engaging experience by delivering timely, relevant notifications to...

Previewing support for same-site cookies in Microsoft Edge

Previewing support for same-site cookies in Microsoft Edge

Yesterday’s Windows Insider Preview build (build 17672) introduces support for the SameSite cookies standard in Microsoft Edge, ahead of a planned rollout in Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer. Same-site cookies enable more protection for...

Bringing a modern WebView to your .NET WinForms and WPF Apps

Bringing a modern WebView to your .NET WinForms and WPF Apps

One of the founding principles of Microsoft Edge is that it is evergreen, with automatic updates to Windows 10 continually refreshing both Microsoft Edge itself and web content throughout Windows 10. However, until recently,...

Bringing expressive, performant typography to Microsoft Edge with Variable Fonts

For years, rich typography has been the envy of many web designers, who long for the typographic variety, texture, and precision available in print media. Now, with the recent innovations of OpenType Variable Fonts―pioneered...

Welcoming Progressive Web Apps to Microsoft Edge and Windows 10

A little over a year ago, we outlined our vision to bring Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) to the more than half a billion devices running Windows 10. We believe PWAs are key to the...