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Expression Web 2 Beta – "FrontPage" Design Time Includes are back

Filed under: Expression Web,FrontPage,FrontPage Server Extensions,Microsoft,Web Standards — spiderwebwoman at 12:22 pm on Sunday, March 30, 2008

One of the reasons I haven’t used Expression Web as my main design tool is the lack of a built-in feature comparable to the FrontPage Design Time Include Component. I’m happy to report that the Include function is back in the Expression Web 2 Beta. It’s not a button on the Standard Toolbar, but there is […]

Should I or shouldn’t I?

Filed under: Gadgets,Social Networking,Twitter — spiderwebwoman at 7:40 pm on Sunday, March 23, 2008

I was having a conversation today with a Twitter friend about cellphones – my Sprint contract expired this week – and we were discussing the BlackBerry. I took a look at what Sprint has to offer – the only BlackBerry they have with a camera is the BlackBerry Pearl. My friend said the thing she […]

MVP Global Summit 2008 Announcements : Guide to Global Summit Hotels

Filed under: Microsoft,MVP Program,MVP Summit — spiderwebwoman at 4:21 pm on Saturday, March 22, 2008

If you’re a Microsoft MVP and you’re going to the Summit in April, this post from Michael Fosmire is one you should really read.  There’s a lot of good information about the hotels and transportation, and links to the webcasts being held on March 25th. Link: MVP Global Summit 2008 Announcements : Guide to Global […]

Microsoft Announces New Accessibility Tools and Resources for Developers

Filed under: Accessibility,Microsoft — spiderwebwoman at 5:19 pm on Sunday, March 16, 2008

New Web site and open-source accessibility testing tools will help developers meet the growing worldwide demand for accessible technology. Microsoft Corp. today launched a new online resource and released two new open-source accessibility testing tools for developers who want to create accessible and assistive technology products that make it easier for everyone —including people with […]

Microsoft WebDAV Extension for IIS 7.0 (x86) : Download : Microsoft Internet Information Services

Filed under: Microsoft — spiderwebwoman at 6:09 pm on Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Microsoft has created a new WebDAV extension module that has been completely rewritten for Windows Server 2008. This new WebDAV extension module incorporates many new features that enable web authors to publish content better than before, and offers web administrators more security and deployment options. For additional information, please see our documentation. This new WebDAV […]

Twitter in Plain English

Filed under: Twitter — spiderwebwoman at 11:57 am on Saturday, March 8, 2008

If you are having a hard time explaining to your friends what Twitter is all about, this video might help. [YouTube:ddO9idmax0o]  

Expression Web 2 Beta released

Filed under: Expression Web,Microsoft,Web Standards — spiderwebwoman at 3:18 pm on Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Building on the successful launch of Microsoft Expression Web and after listening closely to your feedback, we are excited to announce the release of Microsoft Expression Web 2 Beta. This Beta release expands your toolset beyond HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, by putting PHP, Silverlight, and ASP.NET AJAX within your reach. Stacked with new features, Expression […]

Internet Explorer 8 Readiness Toolkit

Filed under: Microsoft,Web Standards — spiderwebwoman at 1:20 pm on Wednesday, March 5, 2008

 Welcome to the Windows® Internet Explorer® 8 Readiness Toolkit, the first place to look when you’re ready to optimize web sites and applications for Internet Explorer 8. Here is a message from Chris Wilson, IE Platform Architect: “Welcome to Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1, the latest test release of the most popular browser! This release […]

New Expression Web Tips Vol ll Ebook

Filed under: Expression Web — spiderwebwoman at 8:08 pm on Monday, March 3, 2008

Tina Clarke, Microsoft MVP for FrontPage, has launched her latest Expression Web Tips Vol ll Ebook containing twenty-six Original Tips for Expression Web that can not be found elsewhere. link: Expression Web Blog

Microsoft’s Interoperability Principles and IE8

Filed under: Microsoft,Web Standards — spiderwebwoman at 5:05 pm on Monday, March 3, 2008

IE8 will act like IE8, not IE7. We’ve decided that IE8 will, by default, interpret web content in the most standards compliant way it can. This decision is a change from what we’ve posted previously. Why Change? Microsoft recently published a set of Interoperability Principles. Thinking about IE8’s behavior with these principles in mind, interpreting […]

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