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List of HTML5 Presentation Resources
I’ve been running sessions on HTML5, Internet Explorer 9/10, CSS3 and more at recent Web Camps , Code Camps, and user group meetings. Many resources are shown or mentioned in those sessions, so I’ve compiled a list of them for you here. I hope you find these useful! HTML5 HTML5 at W3C – Specifications...
13 Jul 2011
More Microsoft HTML5 Web Camps Coming Soon!
The Microsoft HTML5 Web Camps are free, full-day events to help you get up to speed with HTML5 and related web standards. After the popular events in Massachusetts & NYC in June, Rachel Appel , G. Andrew Duthie and I will be running six more Web Camps in August and September: Farmington, CT...
12 Jul 2011
Internet Explorer 9 Developer Tools Deep Dive – Part 5: Network Performance and Debugging
8 Jul 2011
27 Jun 2011
24 Jun 2011
Internet Explorer 9 Developer Tools Deep Dive – Part 2: HTML & CSS
17 Jun 2011
Internet Explorer 9 Developer Tools Deep Dive – Part 1: Introduction
In this series, we’ll take a detailed look at the Developer Tools included in Internet Explorer . They can be used to inspect page structure, improve design, debug scripts, optimize page and network performance, and much more. Part 1 – Introduction Part 2 – Working with HTML and CSS Part 3 – Debugging...
25 May 2011
Internet Explorer 9: Pinned Site Shortcuts vs. Internet Shortcuts
You may have noticed that with Internet Explorer 9 , dragging a site’s icon to your desktop results not only in a link being created, but also the IE window being refreshed. Why does that happen? (And is there a choice?) A Tale of Two Shortcuts By default, when you click and drag a site icon...
12 May 2011
HTML5 Web Camps in Waltham, MA and New York City
Want to get up to speed with HTML5 and related web standards? HTML5 Web Camps are a series of events to help you do just that. In the northeastern U.S., join me and my NYC-based teammate Rachel Appel as we deliver two free, full-day HTML5 Web Camps in June: June 13 , 9 AM – 5 PM Microsoft, 201...
9 May 2011
HTML5, CSS3, and More with Expression Web 4 SP1
If you’re designing for the web (especially with HTML5 and CSS3), take a look at Expression Web 4 , a design-focused environment for HTML, CSS, validation, SEO, and more. See “ Top 10 Features ” for an introduction. Expression Web 4 Service Pack 1 has just been released, adding a bunch of new features...
24 Mar 2011
Developer Tips for Internet Explorer 9 (Final Release)
The word is out that Internet Explorer 9 is available for download in its final form, and here are some places to learn more: IE9 feature (and download) site - Beauty of the Web The IE9 launch keynote from SxSW IE Blog Announcement To accompany the release, here’s a bunch of general tips, some especially...
17 Mar 2011
Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate Now Available
The IE9 Release Candidate is now available at BeautyOfTheWeb.com ! Head over to the IE Blog announcement for a great summary what’s new and I’ll detail more of the developer story in future posts. Related Posts IE Blog – “Acting on Feedback: IE9 Release Candidate Available for Download” Giorgio...
10 Feb 2011
Microsoft Web Camps in the East – March Through May
Microsoft Web Camps are free events designed to help you learn to build websites using ASP.NET MVC, jQuery, Web Matrix, HTML5, and more. They’ve been running in cities around the world, and I’ll be teaming up with my colleagues Rachel Appel and Andrew Duthie to help bring a series of Web Camps...
4 Feb 2011
A Guide to What’s New for Web Developers – WebMatrix, ASP.NET MVC 3, and More
Last week, a set of new technologies was released: WebMatrix 1.0 , ASP.NET MVC 3 , IIS 7.5 Express , SQL Server Compact 4.0 , Orchard , Web Deploy 2.0, Web Farm Framework 2.0 , and NuGet . I’ll briefly introduce each release in this post, but here are some overviews I’d recommend: Blog post: Scott...
21 Jan 2011
Online Firestarters – Silverlight, ASP.NET, and Windows Azure
MSDN Firestarter events are great (and free) ways to get up to speed with specific developer topics. For those who can’t attend in person, several of these live events will also feature an online streaming option, so tune in for some excellent Silverlight, ASP.NET, and Windows Azure content! Silverlight...
17 Nov 2010
Content from the ASP.NET Web Platform Firestarter Series
I’ve been touring various cities as part of the MSDN ASP.NET Web Platform Firestarter series (along with G. Andrew Duthie and Rachel Appel ), and wanted to post the content from my sessions. The Sessions For my events, I covered combinations of these sessions (links are to the slides): “Looking at ASP...
15 Nov 2010
ASP.NET Web Platform Firestarter Series
A new set of free Firestarter events covering the ASP.NET Web Platform will be running from late September to December along the east coast. (Part of the series of Firestarters mentioned in an earlier post .) Firestarter events focus on a particular topic area and progress from introductory through...
23 Aug 2010
MSDN Firestarter Events Coming Soon
[ Update 8/23/2010 – Registration for the ASP.NET Web Platform Events is now open] Starting soon and running throughout the rest of the year, our regional team will be delivering three series of “Firestarter” MSDN events along the east cost, covering client , cloud , and web development topics. ...
9 Aug 2010
Introduction to WebMatrix Beta – A New, Free Tool for Website Development
What is WebMatrix? WebMatrix is a free tool that features a complete stack (web server, database, programming) for web development. It’s lightweight, installs quickly, and has been designed to make things easy. Building a Site Want to build your site using an open source application like a blog engine...
6 Jul 2010
Bing Maps Platform Event – Waltham, MA on April 7
If you’re interested in adding location-based features to your applications, you can learn about the Bing Maps platform by attending the “On the Road with Bing Maps” event : On the Road with Bing Maps: Learn Exciting New Ways to Bring Location-Based Data to Life Wednesday, April 7, 1 – 5 PM Microsoft...
30 Mar 2010
Resources and Screencasts from the Northeast MSDN Roadshow “Don’t Fear the Coder” Tour
As we gear up for the next Northeast Roadshow series (in March) , Jim and I have put the wraps on the previous tour by posting the content and recording screencasts based on each session. The “Don’t Fear the Coder” tour was a blast, and Jim and I visited a whopping seven cities across the northeast in...
21 Jan 2010
Speaking with the New England ASP.NET Professionals Group – Wednesday, Jan 20th
I’ll be the speaker for this Wednesday’s (January 20th) meeting of the New England ASP.NET Professionals Group . I’ll be delving into ASP.NET Web Forms, scripting, AJAX, and jQuery, with a brief look forward to Web Forms in ASP.NET 4. ASP.NET Web Forms in 3.5 & 4, with AJAX and jQuery In this session...
18 Jan 2010
Boston Area WebsiteSpark and BizSpark Meetup Groups
Whether you’ve joined, are interested in, or have never heard of the Microsoft WebsiteSpark or BizSpark programs, there are two new groups in Boston to help you learn more and connect with others. These programs are available to help web developers and designers (WebsiteSpark) or software startups (BizSpark...
18 Jan 2010
Free SEO Toolkit for Search Engine Optimization on IIS
There’s now a free SEO (Search Engine Optimization) Toolkit that easy to install (via the Web Platform Installer or directly) and use with IIS to analyze your website. It offers reports to help you make your site more search engine friendly, helping to increasing traffic (and helping to...
14 Jan 2010
Elite Web Optimization Event – Cambridge 12/9
A good opportunity to learn about the Microsoft Web Platform , interoperability, the WebsiteSpark program and more is coming to NERD in Cambridge, presented NaviSite and Microsoft. Elite Web Optimization Event December 9th 2009 10:00AM-6:00PM New England Research and Development Center (NERD) 1 Memorial...
18 Nov 2009
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