Around the World with a Browser

From Build to FOWA (Future of Web Apps) in London to TechEd China in Beijing: thank you all for your kind feedbacks! It’s great to see so much interest around HTML5, to meet amazing people and to hear so many great feedbacks about the work we are doing in Redmond. For those of you that…


Getting Rid of IE6: Check.

Check your score at Time to move on…


Bing Maps add support for HTML5 Geolocation

Bing Maps is the first online service that provides geolocation support to all desktop and mobile browsers that support the new HTML5 Geolocation APIs. (*) When you navigate to, you will notice a new “viewfinder” icon in the top-left corner of the map. As you click it, the map will zoom automatically to your…


15 Beautiful HTML5 Apps

Had a great time here at FOWA (Future of Web Applications) today. To those of you that asked – here’s a list of all the demo I showed today in my “Build with HTML5” session. Thanks to all the partners, developers, designers, pop idols that worked with us to make it possible. Enjoy. Giorgio Sardo…


Learning HTML5 from Disney Tron:Legacy Digital Book

Try at: Thanks to the amazing teamwork of Disney and Vectorform, it took just about 1 month to build the new Disney TRON: Legacy Digital Book Site, an immersive HTML5 experience built on top of Internet Explorer 9 Hardware Accelerated HTML5. In this post I’d like to share some of the “behind the scenes”…


Unlocking the power of HTML5 audio

Sounds form the background of our life. Today the HTML5 <audio> element enables Web developers to embed sounds in their applications. The flexibility of the control coupled with the integration with the rest of the platform allows several scenarios, from simple sound effects to background audio to gaming experiences to more sophisticated audio engines. This…


Developer thoughts on IE9 RC–Video

I had the pleasure to work with some really bright web developer and designer in the last months, building some of the most exciting and inspiring HTML5 application. Thank you all!


My TOP 5 features in IE9 RC

Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate is now available for download here. There are many news, from new HTML5 features to enhanced performance, from state-of-the-art security to redesigned user experience. Here’s my TOP 5: 1 – W3C Geo-location Standard A page is now able to request the user location in a secure way using a few…


Typeface upside down text in IE9

Good news for developers. If you are using an older version of the typeface library, you might have seen the text upside-down on IE9 Beta – due to some bug in the library itself. The latest version (v0.15) include fixes to these bugs and now fully supports IE9 Standards Mode. Thanks David! Download here:


Building great browsers together

Building a great browser is complex; this is valid for Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Safari and any other browser out there. When we started the planning of IE9, we decided to offer more visibility to developers over the progress of the platform – releasing a Platform Preview every eight week. Thanks to your help,…