Testing Multiple IE Versions, VPC’s and Super Preview

It’s been almost 2 years now since we first shipped the Internet Explorer testing VPC’s so that you could test IE6 and at the time IE7 on the same machine.  We understand the need for people to test IE6, IE7 and IE8 on the same machine, and remain committed to shipping the VPC’s!  The VPC’s…


Setting X-UA-Compatible with ASP.NET Pages

I got an email today asking about the best way to go about adding the X-UA-Compatible tags on ASP.NET pages where you’ve got a master page, and may want to over ride the X-UA-Compatible tag in some content pages, but not others. After playing around with it in Visual Studio for a few minutes, I…


Top 10 Web Mistakes [From TechEd EMEA]

I just finished presenting my last session of TechEd EMEA for 2008 and I’m sad to be leaving!  But, hopefully I’ll get another chance next year. My last session was a repeat of “Top 10 Web Mistakes” and I said I’d post some of the sites that I showed during the session, so here they…


I’m Back!

<pokes head above blog wall> <moves some cob webs aside> hello! i’m back.  🙂  a couple of months ago, I did an interview with Craig shoemaker about one of the session I did at TechEd this year, and he posted the interview a few weeks ago.  I figured this would be a good place to start…


Web Tools Or Tools For Web People

MOVED This content has moved to my new blog at http://petelepage.com/blog/2007/11/web-tools-or-tools-for-web-people/ Thanks,PEte


Beginning Expression Web

I have three copies of Beginning Expression Web by Zak Ruvalcaba to give away.  Heck, I’ll even throw in a copy of Expression Web! First three people to email me with your full name, mailing address and phone number*  get them 🙂 *Microsoft Legal wants me to tell you: One copy per person/mailing address.  I’ll delete your contact…


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,…


ReMIX: Presentations in PDF & Source for VS2008 Demo

Yep, the internet is on!  I think most of the comments I got yesterday all revolved around the fact that I posted all my presentations in PPTX format.  I work for Microsoft, and well, I use PowerPoint to create my presentations.  I figured most people, even if they didn’t have PowerPoint on their machines would…


ReMIX: Search Engine Optimization For Rich Internet Applications

I think that this was my favorite session I did while doing all my ReMIX presentations.  It was the one I found most interesting, and most relevant to the work that I do, and see many web developers and designers doing every day. I’m not sure if there is video for this session, but if…


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…