Earthquake and Tsunami Donation Appeal

The information published in this post is now out-of-date. —IEBlog Editor, 20 August 2012 I didn’t expect to be posting before next year, but given the situation in southern Asian and eastern Africa, I thought it important to post something to help those affected by the earthquake and the tsunami.  You can find a good…


Happy Holidays!

The information published in this post is now out-of-date. —IEBlog Editor, 20 August 2012 I want to comment on a couple of things before we all disappear for the holidays.    As you may have noticed, we have turned on comment moderation due to the copious amounts of blog spam we have gotten lately.  This means…


Internet Explorer Developer Center

Today we relaunch the Internet Explorer Developer Center on MSDN. You can find this at the relatively easy to remember URL http://msdn.microsoft.com/ie and is a portal for developers using Internet Explorer technologies. On the developer center we highlight technologies and events and link to reference material, articles and other essential information. The Developer Center is…


Security Issues That Aren’t – Part 1

My name is Patrick Mann and I’m a security tester on the IE team. A big part of my job is to research potential IE security vulnerabilities reported to Microsoft by 3rd parties: security vendors, site developers, or simply observant users. These folks do the browsing public a great service by working with us to…


A few of our favourite DHTML sites

The information published in this post is now out-of-date. —IEBlog Editor, 20 August 2012 Although most of the team does not spell favourite like this, I originally hail from England and occasionally enjoy antagonizing my colleagues with the British spelling. Here are a few sites that we believe are valuable to web developers. http://www.dynamicdrive.com/ Dynamic…


Why I Like Windows

The information published in this post is now out-of-date and one or more links are invalid. —IEBlog Editor, 20 August 2012 The great thing about Windows is all the software that runs on it. Every day, there’s new software released for Windows. Today, with Firefox’s release, is no different. As someone who has worked on…


Internet Explorer Developer Documentation updates

The information published in this post is now out-of-date and one or more links are invalid. —IEBlog Editor, 20 August 2012 We’re working on improving our documentation for web developers on MSDN. Here are a few changes we’ve made over the last month or so. A Simplified Table of ContentsThis can be seen in the…


Red Sox Win the World Series!

Congratulations to the Boston Red Sox, the 2004 World Series Champions! It is amazing to think that they not only won the World Series for the first time since 1918, but they did it in extraordinary fashion, winning 8 straight games against two of the best teams in baseball. Before I started working with a…


Tweakomatic Utility for IE Settings

The information published in this post is now out-of-date and one or more links are invalid. —IEBlog Editor, 20 August 2012 I got an email thread the other day that started out with the question of how to add a trusted site into “LocalSystem”‘s IE setting via command line or script (which is good question,…