On Tuesday the Windows 10 Anniversary Update became available for Windows 10 Users across the world. With the release came many changes to Microsoft’s latest operating system. One of these biggest changes is the introduction of EdgeHTML 14 to Microsoft’s Edge Browser, according to a new post on the Edge Dev blog. Overall, the introduction of EdgeHTML 14 means users of Edge now have access to new extensions, better accessibility, design, efficiency, security, and performance.
To begin the set of changes, thanks to EdgeHTML 14, Microsoft’s Edge Browser on the Windows 10 Anniversary Update earned a perfect score on the HTML5 Accessibility browser benchmark. This is by part thanks to improvements in Edge’s browser frame and rendering engine. As seen below, this also makes Microsoft Edge in the Anniversary Update is easily the most accessible browser ever.
These changes are all great, and Microsoft is noting that they are working on the technologies that will power next-generation web app experiences in the coming years. The third major release since Edge was unveiled, EdgeHTMl14, nonetheless, still puts down a good foundation for the next generation of the web to come.