IE supports the HTML5 File API



IE9 does not support File API

IF10 started supported File API

An example of that would be drag and drop. Now HTML 5 came up with a Drag and Drop (DnD) API that brings native DnD support to the browser making it much easier to code up.

<!DOCTYPE HTML>
<html>
   <head>
      <style>
         #boxA, #boxB { float:left;padding:10px;margin:10px; -moz-user-select:none; }
         #boxA { background-color: #6633FF; width:75px; height:75px; }
         #boxB { background-color: #FF6699; width:150px; height:150px; }
      </style>
      <script>
         function dragStart(ev) {
            ev.dataTransfer.effectAllowed='move';
            ev.dataTransfer.setData("Text", ev.target.getAttribute('id'));
            ev.dataTransfer.setDragImage(ev.target,0,0);
            return true;
         }
      </script>
   </head>

   <body>
      <center>
         <h2>Drag and drop HTML5 demo</h2>
         <div>Try to drag the purple box around.</div>
         <div id = "boxA" draggable = "true"
            ondragstart = "return dragStart(ev)">
            <p>Drag Me</p>
         </div>
         <div id = "boxB">Dustbin</div>
      </center>
   </body>
</html>

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