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Control a Silverlight Media player in IE9 from Windows 7 taskbar

Following my article on IE9 and Windows 7 integration , here is how you could go further by controlling an IE9 hosted Silverlight video from Windows 7 taskbar . Live demo If you have IE9 on Windows 7, you can try a live demo by visiting www.runatserver...
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Speaking at TechDays Canada 2010

This year again I’ll be speaking at TechDays Canada! I will take care of 3 talks in Montreal on November 23-24:   DEV302: A Lap around Windows Internet Explorer 9 for Developers Wednesday, November 23, 12:30pm to 12:50pm “ Internet Explorer 9 contains...

IE9: integrate your website in Windows 7

As you know Internet Explorer 9 is now available in beta and you can download it here: www.beautyoftheweb.com Among the new features, you can now integrate your websites with the Windows 7 desktop. Users can pin any website to the Windows 7 Taskbar, Desktop...

Silverlight EnableFrameRateCounter not displayed in IE status bar

As you may know you can set the EnableFrameRateCounter="true" property of the <asp:Silverlight> control to display the actual Silverlight framerate in the status bar of the browser. (You can also set the enableFramerateCounter param if...

Developing for IE8 (Accelerators and Web Slices)

Lately I wrote an article for MSDN to introduce Accelerators and Web Slices in IE8 and show how to build them. Here is an overview: Web Slices bring the user’s favorite data (sports scores, weather reports, stock quotes, etc.) directly into the Favorites...
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You shape it – a new Microsoft tech portal

Microsoft has a new web site to start the excitement on his new dev technologies: IE8, WPF, Silverlight and Windows Mobile. It is called {You shape} it and focus on Design, Development and IT Management in a nice claymotion Silverlight UI. http://www...

My IE8 Zune Social Accelerators and Search Provider

I made 3 Accelerators to interact with Zune Social right into IE8 : Find Songs on Zune Social * Find Albums on Zune Social * Find Artists on Zune Social * * For some reasons Microsoft has removed my Zune Accelerators. Sorry about that. Also a Search Provider...
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Youtube Search Provider for IE8

I made a Search Provider for IE8 to search videos on Youtube : Youtube Search for IE8 What are Search Providers ? In IE8 you can use search providers like Live Search, Wikipedia, Yahoo, Amazon, and more to deliver direct results and images that provide...
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My IE8 Accelerators to download

For those of you who are already running IE8 (since IE8 beta 2 is available ), I made some accelerators ready to use: Search Images with Live Search “Use this accelerator to find related images with Live Search based on selected text.” Search with Google...

VPC for IE testing refreshed with beta 2

Microsoft has updated the VPCs to test your web apps with different versions of Internet Explorer. You can now download these VPC: IE6/XP SP3 IE7/XP SP2 IE7/Vista IE8 beta 2/XP SP3 >> Internet Explorer Application Compatibility VPC Image These new...
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