Microsoft Paying Bloggers To Write About Internet Explorer | Uncrunched

I think it is so sad that people give Microsoft such a hard time. I honestly love Internet Explorer. I don’t see anyone building easy Chrome automation tools using ActiveX control… The ability to push IE via Visual Basic means I have always cared less about other browsers. I just can’t fathom that a company […]

Microsoft's Universal Windows App Store Is Huge For Developers—And Consumers

Windows is now truly one operating system, whether you’re on a smartphone, tablet or PC. Windows Phone 8.1, Windows 8 RT and Window 8.1—that is, the phone, tablet (sort of) and PC flavors of Windows—are no longer distinct operating systems that largely look alike but vary wildly under the hood. Microsoft has spent the last […]

Tracking Protection Lists

this has got to be the coolest thing that I’ve ever seen. why doesn’t Microsoft advertise stuff like this better? looks like it is ‘Internet Explorer Only’.. that’s allright.. IE rocks, it’s my fave browser easily. I was doing some interesting stuff with browser automation last job, a couple of times over the years I’ve […]

Internet Explorer ROCKS. Have I already told you this?

Internet Explorer & Modern Web Standards Modern web applications require support for the latest web standards. With Internet Explorer 11, we have delivered our most standards-compliant browser ever, including extensive support for industry standards such as HTML5, CSS3, SVG, WebGL, and ECMAScript. We are committed to modern web standards and work closely with standards bodies […]

Performance Tuning Guidelines for Windows Server 2008 R2

Performance Tuning Guidelines for Windows Server 2008 R2 April 12, 2013 Abstract This guide describes important tuning parameters and settings that you can adjust to improve the performance and energy efficiency of the Windows Server® 2008 R2 operating system. This guide describes each setting and its potential effect to help you make an informed decision about its […]

Microsoft is escalating its efforts to bring the latest version of Internet Explorer to more than 700 million personal computers in an attempt to re-establish the software maker's browser as the best way to surf the Web.

Internet Explorer usage up about 5 percent this year

Microsoft’s Internet Explorer (IE) turned things around in 2012, posting an annual usage share gain for the first time in the last eight years, according to data published earlier this week by a Web analytics company. Net Applications, which tracks browser usage by monitoring unique visitors to customers’ websites, said IE ended 2012 with a […]

Microsoft to IE haters: You're sad

If you despise Internet Explorer, you are a twerp. You are a sad, lonely doofus who sits alone, night after night, posting stupid, negative comments about a browser that is simply above your station. You are so truly, irredeemably pathetic that your greatest achievement is to have won a karaoke competition at your local bar […]

Don't rewrite old code 'just becase it's old'             Joel on Software Things You Should Never Do, Part I by Joel Spolsky Thursday, April 06, 2000 Netscape 6.0 is finally going into its first public beta. There never was a version 5.0. The last major release, version 4.0, was released almost three years ago. Three years is an awfully long time in […]