I built my first website for the NCSA Mosaic browser. A lot has changed since then, and the challenges we had with the original browser wars are upon us again as we try and build suites that work equally well on a variety of mobile phones, tablets, and the desktops that originally gave us so much trouble.
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I decided to take a look at my Has FireFox lost its Mojo, are FireFox user jumping ship to Chrome? post to compare the browser stats. In that post I wrote the following
So what will happen to FireFox will they ever pass 25% or is this a downward spi…
Here is what was posted on the com.googlegroups.google-caja-discuss list
The first Web Standards Update for Visual Studio 2010 SP1 is available for download, you can get it here: http://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/a15c3ce9-f58f-42b7-8668-53f6cdc2cd83
We just released the first Web Standards Update for Visual St…
Bing, Google and Yahoo! have announced Schema.org
Here is the info
Today we’re announcing schema.org, a new initiative from Yahoo!, Bing, and Google, to create and support a common set of schemas for structured data markup on web pages. With sch…
Channel 9 has made available a video on their site about Internet Explorer 10, I have embedded the video here
Here is what they say on the channel 9 site
Just when you were expecting to hear more about IE9 on this opening day of Mix ’11, and t…
This post is about stats from hits to this website. I always find this interesting because you can get a feel of what is moving and shaking in the tech industry. Of course the stats on this site are heavily skewed towards technology and although this si…
One of the many performance tuning and troubleshooting tools in the SQL Server DBA toolbelt is Profiler. You pick events you want to see, set up a trace, and watch the events roll by. The problem is that this graphical tool, especially when run from a workstation, can place a heavy load on the server.
Lately we’ve been playing around with RIA services for Silverlight. Using them we lose the use of our stack, but the speed of development with them is quite impressive. Watch and Learn If you are unfamiliar with RIA in Silverlight, I would recommend this video: http://www.silverlight.net/learn/videos/all/net-ria-services-intro/. It is a complete walk through of creating a […]
The recent thread in ASP.NET forums is the primary reason for this blog post. I want to show how error messages from the SQL Server were handled in our web pages. The site I was working on had most of the functionality developed by the previous developer. Unfortunately, most pages didn’t use a separation of […]