IE VPC’s – Which Ones Next?

Apologies for going dark the last little while, I’m going to do my best to change that again.  Lots of stuff going on here that I’m really excited about, but before I get into that, I want to do an unscientific survey.  We currently offer developers and designers the following VPC images: XP + SP2…


Web Tools Or Tools For Web People

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I’m not going to Click To Activate anymore (soon)

Phew.  I’ve been pretty heads down the last month on a couple of different projects, and one of the biggers ones just went live today!  This morning, I posted an item to the IE blog announcing that we’re removing click to activate from Internet Explorer!  The first “preview” patch will be available in early December,…


UPS Package Tracking In Your IE7 Search Bar

Confession time, I’m an online shopping addict.  Amazon and I get along really well.  Well, Amazon and my bank account don’t get along well, but Amazon and I do.  Along with many other online stores, I tend to do a good bit of shopping online.  This morning, I got a tracking notification for a package…


IE7 Installation Update

It’s crazy to me that I’ve been in this new role for just over a year now, in fact, it’s just about 13 months.  In that time, I’ve seen IE7 ship, taken on new products like Expression Web and Visual Web Developer, met so many fantastic developers and designers and have had the awesome opportunity…


VWD Beta2, Web Developer Tools, IE VPC

So as it turns out, it’s been a while since I last posted.  Things have been a little nutty around here.  We just finished our fiscal year, and have started planning for our next fiscal year.  It’s been really exciting, lots of cool stuff happening around the next version of IE, planning for Expression Web…


Web Blunders: The Top 5 Biggest Mistakes On The Web

At TechEd this year, I presented a session where I presented my top five pet peeves on the web, the biggest and easiest problems to avoid on the web.  With how easy it is to share content on the web, I felt that these top five things were the best and easiest to get rid…


MIX07 Recap (It’s Over)

Wow, just wow, that’s all I really need to say.  MIX07 was insane, an absolute great time, and some fantastic new stuff coming out from Microsoft for the web.  So what were the highlights, for me it came down to three things, first the announcements around Silverlight, second was all the great sharing we got…


Favorite Web Development And Design References

While at lunch today, we got on to the conversation of web design and web development resources.  I have sitting on my desk at all times, well, unless I’m using them at home: Cascading Style Sheets: The Definitive Guide by Eric Meyer Web Standards Solutions: The Markup and Style Handbook by Dan Cederholm Web Design…


IE7 VPC Image and IE6 VPC Image Refresh

Cross posted from the IE Blog Hello! Just wanted to give you a quick update that we’ve dropped two new VPC images that you can use with the free copy of Virtual PC 2007.  The first is a refresh of the Windows XP SP2 + IE6 image.  A few people were encountering a non-genuine Windows…