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  • Jensen Harris: An Office User Interface Blog

    Picture This: A New Look For Office

    • 389 Comments
    This morning at the CeBIT conference in Germany, we revealed the new visuals for the Office 2007 user interface. You can see a few screenshots of the new look on the Office 2007 UI Preview Site . If you've got a craving to see even more, I've created...
  • A Hole In My Head

    \Device\QuestionsForMe

    • 388 Comments
    I have been getting quite a few personal emails with specific questions on how to write a driver or how to a specific technology works or how to fix a particular problem. I welcome the emails, but I want these discussions to be public so that they are...
  • IEBlog

    A New Look for IE

    • 387 Comments
    Hello, I’m Max Stevens, and I recently joined the IE team as a Program Manager working on the user experience. In anticipation of our next major pre-release of IE, I’d like to give an overview of some of the great work we’ve done in the UI, especially...
  • Building Windows 8

    Welcome to Building Windows 8

    • 386 Comments
    Building the next release of Microsoft Windows is an industry-wide effort that Microsoft approaches with a strong sense of responsibility and humility. Windows 8 reimagines Windows for a new generation of computing devices, and will be the very best operating...
  • Microsoft RSS Blog

    Windows Vista and Feeds

    • 382 Comments
    As noted pretty much everywhere on the web, Windows Vista launched (for businesses) last week. Windows Vista includes IE7 and the Windows RSS Platform , and is therefore the first Windows operating system to ship with built-in support for RSS (and...
  • Building Windows 8

    Designing search for the Start screen

    • 381 Comments
    Given the ton of interest in the design of the new Start screen we wanted to dive deeper into the topic of search. There's a clear focus on efficiency and overall professional productivity in the comments. For professional scenarios, every keystroke matters...
  • Building Windows 8

    Web browsing in Windows 8 Consumer Preview with IE10

    • 376 Comments
    In this post we want to talk about the new Internet Explorer 10 browsing experience.  We have considerably improved the underlying browsing engine with performance , standards, and features as we have previously blogged about.  IE10 designed...
  • Building Windows 8

    Designing for Metro style and the desktop

    • 369 Comments
    We thought it would be good to take a moment to talk about where we are heading in terms of the user interface of Windows 8. By now you've seen two different elements of the Windows 8 design—first, a Metro style user interface we showed previously...
  • Albatross!

    Reflections on my first 24 hours with braces.

    • 368 Comments
    Ow. Ow ow. OWOWOWOWOWOW. Sigh. 18 months minus one day to go. Did I say ow?
  • Dev Notes

    GotCodeSnippets.NET is Live !

    • 365 Comments
    The site, http://www.gotcodesnippets.net , is the idea from US Regional Director, Michael Palermo after getting feedback from several code snippet talks, and leveraging the code snippet feature in projects, assisting him in generating high productivity...
  • Live Search

    Working Together Against Blog Spam

    • 365 Comments
    Our job is to provide the most relevant and useful results to a user’s search query. Sounds easy. But, unfortunately there’s a powerful financial incentive for a small subset of people to try to manipulate the results so their sites come up to the top...
  • Building Windows 8

    The Windows 8 Task Manager

    • 363 Comments
    As we mentioned during the Windows 8 keynote at //build/, every 15 years or so we choose to update Task Manager. Of course that was said in jest as we have incrementally improved the utility in just about every release of Windows. For Windows 8, we took...
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