PeteL's Blog

Product Manager, Internet Explorer, Developer Division

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    Moving My Blog

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    In an effort to try to revitalize my blog, I've moved it off to a new location and have moved almost all of the content over there as well. As time goes by, I'll be working to deprecate the content on here, and move it over to it's new location. The...
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    November is conference month…

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    Every November comes around and I’m always reminded how many conference seem to take place about now, it’s kind of crazy – in a good way. I’m on to week three of travel, and haven’t seen my own bed in more nights than I care...
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    Running The IE VPC’s on other VPC Hosts?

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    I’ve had a few people email me, or email the IE blog to ask about running the IE VPC’s on other VPC hosts than Microsoft VPC so I figured I’d post this to my blog. I don't think anything has changed in the images since we've started producing them...
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    Testing Multiple IE Versions, VPC’s and Super Preview

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    It’s been almost 2 years now since we first shipped the Internet Explorer testing VPC’s so that you could test IE6 and at the time IE7 on the same machine.  We understand the need for people to test IE6, IE7 and IE8 on the same machine, and remain...
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    TechEd09 - Top 10 Mistakes Made By Web Developers

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    I consider myself a developer more than a designer. In fact, I’m pretty bad at web design. I know what looks nice, and I know what doesn’t work well, but I’m not so good at creating kick butt designs. So, at TechEd last year, I presented “Top 10 Mistakes...
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    VPC’s are coming…

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    Since several people have asked, the new VPC’s are propping now.  I suspect they should be up and available within the next 12 hours.  Watch the IE or IETeam twitter accounts for updates.
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    Running Multiple Versions Of IE On The Same Box

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    MOVED This content has been moved to my new blog at http://petelepage.com/blog/2009/04/running-multiple-versions-of-ie-on-the-same-box/ Thanks, PEte
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    Setting X-UA-Compatible with ASP.NET Pages

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    I got an email today asking about the best way to go about adding the X-UA-Compatible tags on ASP.NET pages where you’ve got a master page, and may want to over ride the X-UA-Compatible tag in some content pages, but not others. After playing around...
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    Top 10 Web Mistakes [From TechEd EMEA]

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    I just finished presenting my last session of TechEd EMEA for 2008 and I'm sad to be leaving! But, hopefully I'll get another chance next year. My last session was a repeat of "Top 10 Web Mistakes" and I said I'd post some of the sites that I showed...
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    IE For Developers at Web 2.0 Expo

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    Here's the slide deck from my session at Web 2.0 Expo last week. I cut out a few things in order to get it to fit in the 50 minute slot they allotted me, so it's kind of short, if you're looking for full details, check out the deck from Fronteers as it...
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    Fronteers Session

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    Here's the deck that I presented today at Fronteers 2008. Seems like people got something out of it, and was told by a couple of people that "wow, I have nothing to complain about any more"! Love it!
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    I'm Back!

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    <pokes head above blog wall> <moves some cob webs aside> hello! i'm back. :) a couple of months ago, I did an interview with Craig shoemaker about one of the session I did at TechEd this year, and he posted the interview a few weeks...
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    IE VPC's - Which Ones Next?

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    Apologies for going dark the last little while, I'm going to do my best to change that again. Lots of stuff going on here that I'm really excited about, but before I get into that, I want to do an unscientific survey. We currently offer developers...
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    "IE8" and VPC's

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    MOVED This content has been moved to my new blog at http://petelepage.com/blog/2007/12/ie8-and-vpcs/ Thanks, PEte
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    IE6 / IE7 VPC's Coming

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    Just a quick note to say that the IE6 and IE7 VPC images are being updated as we speak, and I suspect the new versions should be online Monday or Tuesday.
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    Web Tools Or Tools For Web People

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    MOVED This content has moved to my new blog at http://petelepage.com/blog/2007/11/web-tools-or-tools-for-web-people/ Thanks, PEte
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    Beginning Expression Web

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    I have three copies of Beginning Expression Web by Zak Ruvalcaba to give away. Heck, I'll even throw in a copy of Expression Web! First three people to email me with your full name, mailing address and phone number* get them :) *Microsoft Legal...
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    I'm not going to Click To Activate anymore (soon)

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    Phew. I've been pretty heads down the last month on a couple of different projects, and one of the biggers ones just went live today! This morning, I posted an item to the IE blog announcing that we're removing click to activate from Internet Explorer...
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    UPS Package Tracking In Your IE7 Search Bar

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    Confession time, I'm an online shopping addict. Amazon and I get along really well. Well, Amazon and my bank account don't get along well, but Amazon and I do. Along with many other online stores, I tend to do a good bit of shopping online. This morning...
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    IE7 Installation Update

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    It's crazy to me that I've been in this new role for just over a year now, in fact, it's just about 13 months. In that time, I've seen IE7 ship, taken on new products like Expression Web and Visual Web Developer, met so many fantastic developers and designers...
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    Free Windows Based Hosting

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    Whew, I'm back from my 17 day cruise in the Mediterranian and while it's good to be back, I sure missed a lot! I'm still trying to get things sorted, but in the mean time I figured I'd share this little juicy bit with you. Verio is offering free Windows...
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    IE6 VPC's Coming Today

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    It's 8:30am PST and the VPC's are in the process of being moved from the staging server to the live servers and I expect them to be up in the next hour or so. I'll update this blog post as soon as they're available!
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    IE VPC Images

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    Just a quick note to let everyone know the IE VPC images will be coming VERY shortly. Since this is the first time I've had someone else create them, it's taken a little longer than I expected it to. I hope to have the images online sometime tomorrow...
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    ReMIX Sessions from Amsterdam

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    Sorry for being so quiet lately, things have been a little nutty, but in a good way. We've been pretty heads down working on all kinds of fun stuff, the next version of IE, the next version of Expression Web and getting ready to launch Visual Studio 2008...
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    VWD Beta2, Web Developer Tools, IE VPC

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    So as it turns out, it's been a while since I last posted. Things have been a little nutty around here. We just finished our fiscal year, and have started planning for our next fiscal year. It's been really exciting, lots of cool stuff happening around...
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