last post

Readers– I’m leaving MSFT for other opportunities.  As such, this will be my last post.  Thanks for reading!  I hope you will all continue to read the IE Team Blog:  


on CComQIPtr

You’re writing some code that uses COM.  Do you use SmartPointers or not use SmartPointers?  Debate on this topic flares up now and then.  The trick to answering it is to seperate the technical facts from stubbornly held beliefs.  Like any technology, there is a right time and a wrong time to use it.  But that’s…


why doesn’t the favicon for my site appear in IE7?

Today I have a mini-FAQ on Favicons. Q: How do I make a favicon appear for my site in IE7?A: There are two ways.  The first is to put a file in the root of your domain called favicon.ico.  The second is to use a <link> tag with the rel=”shortcut icon” value and the href…


msdn blogging, ie7 and the future

My posting rate has declined somewhat since we shipped IE7.  It seems posts come in bursts.  I have a theory for this.  At the beginning of a product cycle we are focused on planning, architecting, and implementing.  There is not much to talk about, since we can not talk about anything that has not been…