Introducing Seven More IEBlogs

Today we introduce seven new language versions of IEBlog—French, German, Portuguese (Brazil), Korean, Japanese, Chinese (PRC), and Russian. Links to these appear in the new “Languages” block at the top of the right column. We plan to publish translated versions five to ten days after their appearance on the English language IEBlog. We’ve worked hard…


Updated Look for IEBlog

Today we introduce an updated look and layout for the IEBlog. Here’s an overview of the design and layout changes we made: New font family – We’re using the Segoe UI font to align with Windows 8 Metro style. New color scheme – We have a new color scheme inspired by the Windows 8 Metro…


Blogging IE9: A Year in Review

With the IE9 final release just ahead, we want to recap the last year or so of blogging with an index to our posts. We’re organizing this index around the themes in the IE9 product as well as the blog posts: Releases & Updates: IE9 from an Early Look to Release Candidate Feedback & Voice:…


IEBlog 2010: Connecting With You

Same Markup and Hardware Accelerated Two IE9 themes we emphasized repeatedly during 2010 were same markup and hardware-accelerated rendering (42 of 137 posts used the phrase “same markup” while 26 mentioned “hardware accelerated”). We underscore these because we believe it is these two attributes, along with overall DOM and JavaScript performance, that will most distinguish…


Blog Comments Back Up

The blog platform migration is now complete and the blog and comments are working as usual. If you notice any problems or want to comment on the new platform, please use this post to do so. Thanks for your patience. And now back your regularly scheduled programming…


Blog Platform Upgrades Happening this Week

Dear Readers – This week Microsoft is rolling out a platform update to all MSDN and Technet blogs.  During the rollout period comments are being disabled on all blogs including the IE blog.  Comments will be shut off at about 9pm PST tonight and will be off until mid-day on the 24th.  We do not…


A New Blogfather is Born

Hello everyone, I wanted to let the readers of the IEBlog know that the torch is being passed today on the blog. A fellow program manager, Anurag Jain, is taking over running the day to day activity and moderation duties that keep this blog going on the IE team. You should expect to see posts…


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The information published in this post is now out-of-date.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…


Avenues of Support for IE

I have noticed going through the comments for our entries, that some people have started posting comments that are specific asks for help with IE issues. This blog is not focused on being a support forum, but we will try to help people as we can.  If you are looking for more expedient and focused…