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Microsoft launches Minesweeper HTML5 game as IE10 benchmark

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#1 Burned Phoenix

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 11:00 AM

With the launch of Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7, Microsoft has released Minesweeper as a new test drive demo that is both a full featured HTML5 game and also lets you measure your browser's performance.
 
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Minesweeper is built on a breadth of Web platform capabilities including HTML5, CSS3, WOFF, touch, animations, transitions, audio, video, canvas, transforms, and power efficiency patterns. The game uses standards-based mark-up for interoperability across browsers, and makes the most of fully hardware accelerated browsers like IE10 on both Windows 7 and Windows 8, with consistent performance across a wide range of devices including tablets like the Surface RT. Minesweeper’s performance mode measures how long it takes the browser to solve the minesweeper board, so you can test your browser performance with different minesweeper boards with different complexity.
 
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#2 Villain

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 02:58 PM

ok, that was neat.



#3 SurB86

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 03:01 PM

A good use of Benchmark. (Y)



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