Microsoft pushed out a new Windows 10 Build 14986 for Insiders in Fast Ring for PC’s and Tablets. The Build comes with some new features like Windows Ink, Cortana along with some fixes and improvements. The company has specially provided some good features for its Web Browser Microsoft Edge for Windows 10 PC.

Below is the full list of Features added to Edge’s web platform with build 14986:

  • Support for the Brotli compressed data format (on by default) as an HTTP content-encoding method
  • Support for the individual transform syntax for CSS transforms (behind a flag)
  • Updated the MS-prefixed FIDO 2.0 implementation to match the latest W3C Web Authentication specification
  • Partial support for CSS Custom Properties (aka CSS Variables)
  • Preliminary implementation of the Payment Request DOM API (Behind a flag)
  • Preliminary support for the IntersectionObserver API
  • Core platform support for Fetch abstraction (behind a flag)
  • Async/await is on by default (previously behind a flag)
  • DOM performance improvements

Along with the above web developments, Microsoft is also introducing improved debugging experience for ES6 Modules, and some other debugging improvements:

  • Console filter settings will persist for buttons and context menu.
  • Improved ES6 Modules debugging experience
  • Fixed an issue that prevented attaching the F12 Developer Tools to Windows web apps

The company has brought lot of changes and features to its Edge Browser for Windows 10 and the Browser has actually taken a lot of improvement over a period of time since it was first launched.

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