Microsoft's Edge team is encouraging developers to build browsers

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The Microsoft Edge Team just built a proof-of-concept browser to show developers that they too can build a web browser for the Universal Windows Platform. The Microsoft concept browser showcases how developers can use Microsoft's web rendering engine, EdgeHTML, to create a universal Windows app using HTML, JavaScript, CSS, and other common web languages.
The browser offers a very basic web browsing experience, with buttons for back and forward, refresh, favorites, and settings. Some experimental features include full-screen mode and bookmarks management.
Microsoft's Edge team is encouraging developers to build browsers August 28, 2015
Much of the functionality of the app comes from Microsoft's WebView control that gives developers a long list of APIs they can use that overcome some of the limitations with iframes. Developers use the x-ms-webview JavaScript element to declare a webview in HTML. The x-ms-webview element adds functionality that's not possible in an iframe, such as better access to local content.
Developers can take a look at the app from the link from below. The source code is also available on GitHub, so developers can take a look at it if they wish.

JavaScript Browser
JavaScript Browser
Developer: ‪Microsoft WebApp Demos‬
Price: Free

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