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It’s time we buried Internet Explorer 8

Thursday, 13 November 2014 browsers ie8 microsoft webdev

Every web developer loves to wail on Internet Explorer but we need to act now if we want to stop the history of IE6 repeating itself with IE8. The longer we don’t, the longer we agree to limit ourselves to not using new and exciting features that make the internet better and our lives easier.

This Operatic madness must not succeed

Friday, 14 December 2007 ie microsoft opera windows

It’s an Opera of gigantic proportions with the company behind the, err, Opera browser whinging to the European Commission that Microsoft shouldn’t be allowed to include their browser IE with Windows.

Running XP’s Solitaire in Vista

Monday, 11 June 2007 games microsoft technology vista xp

Considering the lower performance of Vista’s games for power-players, I’m taking a look at how to grab older versions from an existing XP installation and get them working on Vista.

IE6 usage is dropping like a stone

Monday, 30 April 2007 browsers ie6 ie7 microsoft ie

Six years old and still causing plenty of headaches for webdevelopers, IE6 represents everything that is bad and wrong with Microsoft… But there is hope! Figures show that IE6 usage is dropping right off, really much faster than could be expected.

OpenID gets support

Saturday, 10 February 2007 microsoft openid technology

Reason 172: Solitaire

Wednesday, 7 February 2007 games microsoft vista windows

Linux is the only winner in the PC vs Mac war

Wednesday, 7 February 2007 apple linux microsoft technology

RE: Why not .NET?

Saturday, 13 January 2007 aspnet microsoft php technology

Stuart Brown of Modern Life is Rubbish put down my webdev language of choice. He says he uses it so I can’t take him to the cleaners completely with his post but there are a few pointers that I really want to address.

Microsoft dream. Apple do.

Saturday, 13 January 2007 apple microsoft rant

AJAX search with MS Live and mootools

Saturday, 13 January 2007 ajax microsoft programming search

New Microsoft Site Bombs

Friday, 15 December 2006 design microsoft releases

Introducing the PS… Erm… 360

Thursday, 30 November 2006 funny microsoft ps3 sony xbox

Microsoft: Old Versions Are Rubbish

Friday, 24 November 2006 microsoft office technology

♥ ♥ Ballmer ♥ ♥ ♥ Developers ♥ ♥

Monday, 13 November 2006 ballmer funny microsoft

Developers, developers, developers, developers, developers, developers…

Get an @live.com email address!!

Friday, 10 November 2006 email microsoft offer releases

MS Retrofitting OEM Licences

Thursday, 16 February 2006 eula microsoft windows