TechEd & ReMIX

What a great couple of weeks, and it’s not over yet!  In the last two weeks, I’ve been to Orlando, Budapest, and Amsterdam, and I’m headed off to Zurich on Sunday.  I’ve got some down time today and tomorrow before two more full days in Zurich.  I’ve learned a lot, seen some fantastic things, and…

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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…

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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…

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One Way to Level the Layout Playing Field

One of my pet peeves about CSS and HTML standards is sometimes, they aren’t overly explicit, and browser vendors pick arbitrary values for things like line height, or margin or padding and the like.  Eric Meyer has talked about a reset.css stylesheet that would effectively eliminate those differences and override the browsers value with the…

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IE6 VPC Refresh

Cross-posted from the IE Blog In my original blog post about releasing the IE6 Virtual PC Image, we mentioned that it would expire on April 1st, 2007 (no, it wasn’t an April Fool’s joke), and that we’d be releasing a new VPC image to replace it sometime in March.  Well, I’m happy to report that…

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IE6 VPC (An Update)

Just a quick update to let you know the work for the IE6 VPC has been mostly completed.  We’re down to the last few steps, and I hope to have it out by the end of the week.  Before we release it, I’ll be testing it on the PC, and I also want to test…

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The Countdown To Mix07 Has Started!

Cross-posted from the IE Blog I can’t believe it’s already been almost a year since MIX06, and the countdown for MIX07 has started. With 63 days until MIX07 starts, and the early bird discount still available, now is the time to register! While the list of sessions is still being finalized, the IE team is…

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Up At Web Directions North

This has been a pretty great few days up here in Vancouver at Web Directions North.  It’s been fantastic to connect with so many of you, to get to meet some great people, and hear some good, honest feedback. I think that biggest comment that I’ve walked away with so far (and we’ve still got a…

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Molly Holzschlag, IE Web Casts & IIS DownloadCENTER

Molly I’m really excited about the announcement we made on the IE Blog earlier today.  Molly Holzschlag has joined forces with the IE team.  I think this is a great win for the web design world, Moll and Microsoft.  When Molly and I first started talking about what her role would entail, I explained to her…

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IE Chat Transcript Online

I want to thank everyone who came attended today’s chat, we had a great turn out this morning!  It’s a lot of fun to talk to other web developers and web designers.  We move forward by talking to you, and hearing what you want, and this is a great opportunity for us, and it’s a cool way to…