Out Of The Box

The blog of Jon Box, an Architect Evangelist in Developer & Platform Evangelism, based in Tennessee

March, 2011

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    Removing the IE9 Compatibility Button, and HTML1115 warning

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      In IE9, the presence of the compatibility button means that a site is defaulting to IE9 Standards mode , and has not indicated what standards mode to run under. FYI – the compatibility button is the broken page image that appears in the address...
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    IE9 Launch Coverage

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      IE9 PressPass , including Launch recording IE9 Launch Transcript March 14, 2011. Remarks by Dean Hachamovitch, Corporate Vice President, Internet Explorer in Austin, Texas. Microsoft Announces Hardware-Accelerated HTML5, Pushes Boundaries on Web...
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    IE9 Site Pinning at your favorite sites

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    Lots of good stuff going on with Site Pinning . And our DPE team has been working to promote this set of capabilities to our customers. Here’s some of the partners that have implemented site pinning with our team (DPE Central Region Innovation)...
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    Why should Internet Explorer 9 be of interest to you?

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      Saw this in a internal email and had to share. Some of this information may surprise you! 1. IE9 is the fastest adopted beta in IE browser history .  With over 40M downloads and a usage share on Windows 7 well over 2% globally, IE9 adoption...
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    IE9: Changes to Jump Lists, some good and some great

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    I like IE9 site pinning! I really think that if a site takes advantage of this, IE9 users will be that site’s most valuable customers to acquire. Part of the site pinning story is “dynamic jump lists”, which sit on the foundation provided by Windows 7...
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    IE6 Countdown–Friends Don’t Let Friends use IE6

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    You know – we want the end of IE6 as much as you do. I don’t know why companies continue to hold out. Whenever I’ve looked into circumstances that keep people from moving on, it’s almost always some silliness – and I need to stay away from expressing...
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