Standards and CSS in IE

I’m very happy that we’ve shipped IE 7 beta 1. I wanted to make it clear that we know Beta 1 makes little progress for web developers in improving our standards support, particularly in our CSS implementation. I feel badly about this, but we have been focused on how to get the most done overall…

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Windows Vista & IE7 Beta 1 Available

The information published in this post is now out-of-date and one or more links are invalid.—IEBlog Editor, 21 August 2012 Beta versions of both Windows Vista (formerly codenamed “Longhorn”) and IE7 for Windows XP are now available. Back in February we committed to releasing betas this summer. I’m sure it surprises some people, but we…

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Art Manion’s CNET piece on Security

The information published in this post is now out-of-date.—IEBlog Editor, 12 September 2012 I just read Art Manion’s perspectives piece on cnet. I agree with much of what he says and encourage anyone who cares about browsers, security, or both, to read it. A few months ago, I offered my opinion on this topic. We’re…

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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The information published in this post is now out-of-date.—IEBlog Editor, 20 August 2012 Although most of the team does not spell favourite like this, I originally hail from England and occasionally enjoy antagonizing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 Drive…

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“IE Shines on Broken Code” Story on Slashdot

The information published in this post is now out-of-date and one or more links are invalid.—IEBlog Editor, 20 August 2012 Slashdot picked up a story from Bugtraq entitled Web browsers – a mini-farce in which Michael Zalewski talks about feeding a variety of browsers a healthy dose of bad content over 2 hours and seeing…

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MSDN articles on IE for XP SP2

The information published in this post is now out-of-date and one or more links are invalid.—IEBlog Editor, 20 August 2012 If you’re a developer hosting the WebBrowser control, you’ll want to read Compatibility in Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP Service Pack 2. This article has details about changes such as: Local Machine Zone Lockdown…

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CERT Advisory on XPSP2 – “significantly improves your computer’s defenses”

US-CERT published an advisory on XPSP2 the other day.   Main statement – “Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) significantly improves your computer’s defenses against attacks and vulnerabilities.” They specifically talked about IE changes, including local machine zone lockdown.  Full advisory is at http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/alerts/SA04-243A.html. Thanks.Scott

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New Internet Explorer Community Site

We’ve just launched a new Community site for Internet Explorer to help support end users. This is linked from the main Internet Explorer page on www.microsoft.com. It includes links to other Internet Explorer sites, downloads and hints and tips. This site is focused on providing resources to end users but we also have sites with information…

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See video of Dean, the leader of the Internet Explorer team

The information published in this post is now out-of-date and one or more links are invalid.—IEBlog Editor, 20 August 2012 Channel 9 has just released a video where Dean discusses the exciting challenge of leading the Internet Explorer team. It’s well worth watching this and all the other videos on Channel 9 which often give…

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Useful Resources

The information published in this post is now out-of-date and one or more links are invalid.—IEBlog Editor, 20 August 2012 Now that we have the team blog going I thought it’d be useful to share a few of what we see as essential resources. You’ll see links to these at the side of this page…

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