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June, 2007

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    From Microsoft TechEd 2007: Web Development Tools for Internet Explorer

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    The information published in this post is now out-of-date and contains links which are no longer valid. —IEBlog Editor, 18 August 2012 The following information is from a talk I presented on web dev tools for Internet Explorer at Microsoft TechEd 2007 in Orlando. It provides an overview of lightweight, in-browser web dev tools (a couple will be separate apps). I don’t go into great detail on each tool or get into overly complex debugging scenarios. However, I hope it provides some...
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    IE June Security Update is Now Available

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    The IE Cumulative Security Update for June 2007 is now available via Windows Update . Alternatively, you can receive this and all other Microsoft updates via the new Microsoft Update . I encourage you to upgrade to Microsoft Update if you haven’t already to ensure that you receive the latest updates for all Microsoft products. This update addresses 5 remote code execution vulnerabilities and 1 spoofing vulnerability. For detailed information on the contents of this update, please see the following...
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    New API Smoothes Extension Development in Protected Mode

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    As extension developers write their code to work in Protected Mode IE7, we’ve received some feedback that points out challenges with upgrades or installer changes that require users to close and restart IE. Yesterday, we shipped a new API that will help developers address this problem. With Protected Mode Internet Explorer , we introduced the idea of elevation policies - a series of registry keys and values that tell Protected Mode how to handle elevation for a specific extension’s broker process...
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    Extended Validation Guidelines v1 Released!

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    I’ve talked several times in the past about Extended Validation SSL certificates and how they are a great step forward in establishing verified identity for websites. It is therefore with great pleasure that I am writing today about the official ratification of the EV Guidelines v1.0 by the Certification Authority/Browser (CA/B) Forum. You can read their announcement at http://cabforum.org . Internet Explorer 7 has supported EV SSL Certificates since February 2007 , based on the then current draft...
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