PeteL's Blog

Product Manager, Internet Explorer, Developer Division

July, 2005

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    Targeting IE only with CSS

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    I got a question from Jeff yesterday asking me about a CSS tag that he'd never seen before, and in fact, neither had I. What he saw was this: *html someclassname { properties in here } *html Anotherclassname { properties in here } I started...
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    Web Custom Control Licensing

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    Do you write custom controls that have licensing requirements? If so, have you tried the Licensing stuff in VWD 2005? Let me know your thoughts, there has been a lot of discussion about it lately. I'll try to post some examples on how to do it in the...
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    CSS Style In Web Controls

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    I was assigning out some MSDN bugs this afternoon when I came across an interesting one. I enjoy reading the MSDN feedback bugs, there are some in there that we've argued about for months, there are new bugs, and there are some that we just don't quite...
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    nGallery Migration : completed at the end of week 2

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    Well, it's finally done, I've finished the nGallery migration project, and just in time too! Today is the last day of app building for the Venus team, and its been a really valuable learning experience for me. I've gotten a lot out of this project, and...
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    Change to Daylight Savings Time?

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    Did anyone else miss this? Or am I the only one? From CBC Currently in Canada and the U.S., daylight time runs from April through October. The exception in Canada is Saskatchewan, which keeps its clocks the same throughout the year. RELATED...
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    nGallery Migration : end of week 1

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    So I've missed a few updates on my progress on the nGallery migration I've undertaken. I've found a few bugs in VS, and a few other little issues that I've been working through. Overall, the progress is moving slower than I had hoped, but I had VERY high...
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    nGallery Migration : Day 1

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    After spending a good bit of time this morning trying to figure out the whole template stuff from nGallery, I finally gave up. The templates and skins for nGallery are pretty convoluted, with pages being built from just chunks of html in individual pages...
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    Night & Low Light Colour Photography

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    This quarter I'm taking a night, and low light colour photography class at school and its been pretty cool so far. I've shot about 6 rolls of film, and by far, these last two are the best I've picked up yet. These are just scans of the negatives, I haven...
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    HTML codes

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    Ever find your self trying to code the correct © or £ or even € symbols? A friend of mine posted this blog [http://www.livejournal.com/users/c9/208324.html] a few weeks back, and I needed to reference it today to look something up. And rather than having...
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    nGallery migration : Day 0

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    I started the work to migrate nGallery to ASP.NET 2.0 today, and hit several small road blocks. Nothing I couldn't handle though. The business layer/back end migrated with zero problems. The web front end though, it was a bit more of an issue. For some...
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    nGallery, Migration, Venus App Building...

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    I'm about to migrate nGallery to ASP.NET 2.0, and am talking about some of my goals for the migration....
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