SuperPreview online service Beta adds Internet Explorer 9 Beta and Safari 5.

This week we bring two more browsers to our online service Beta. Internet Explorer 9 Beta Safari 5 for Mac If you’ve already signed up for the online service you will receive notification of these new browsers the next time you launch SuperPreview.  You can then choose them from the browser selection screen and begin…

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Moving to Web Standards with SuperPreview

Internet Explorer 8 was an important release because it signaled a renewed emphasis on Web Standards at Microsoft. My team—which develops the authoring tool, Expression Web—is also pretty emphatic about Web Standards. We’re in the process of doing significant tooling (and retooling) so we can support existing and emerging specifications, reliably. The Expression Web team…


Free Internet Explorer debugging tool: Microsoft Expression Web SuperPreview for Windows Internet Explorer

Expression Web SuperPreview for Internet Explorer is a free stand-alone visual debugging tool that makes it faster and easier to migrate your sites from Internet Explorer 6 to Internet Explorer 7 or 8. Expression Web SuperPreview for Internet Explorer shows your web pages rendered in Internet Explorer 6 and either Internet Explorer 7 or Internet…


SuperPreview Technology

Hi, I’m a Program Manager for SuperPreview and wanted to blog a bit about how the technology of SuperPreview works. My goal is to help our users better understand the capabilities of SuperPreview and some of its limitations. SuperPreview captures an image rendering and DOM after a web page loads. SuperPreview relies on the locally…

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Phasing out Internet Explorer 6

This is Paul Laberge, Web Platform Advisor for Microsoft Canada. I wanted to share this with you as it shows some great work by Morten Rand-Hendriksen, an Expression Web MVP out of Vancouver.  Morten is a web designer and feels the pain of supporting multiple browsers (and multiple versions of each browser) when building a…

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The Quirkiness of Quirks Mode

Hi, I’m Michelle Rosenthal, a new tester on the Expression Web team. My recent work on Expression Web has brought to my attention the importance of document type declarations (referred to as DOCTYPEs) and understanding the effect of these declarations on how content is displayed in different web browsers. There are a handful of DOCTYPEs…

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Public beta 2 of Internet Explorer 8 is now available!

A public BETA of Internet Explorer 8 is now available for download at http://www.microsoft.com/ie8.  The Internet Explorer team provides a good overview of what you’ll find in BETA 2 at: http://blogs.msdn.com/ie/archive/2008/08/27/internet-explorer-8-beta-2-now-available.aspx Especially note these paragraphs under “Platform”  in that post: IE8 is more interoperable with other web browsers and web standards. The contribution of CSS…