Writing a Managed Internet Explorer Extension: Part 3

I’m debating where to take this little series, and I think I am at a point where we need to start explaining Internet Explorer, and why writing these things can be a bit tricky. I don’t want to write a blog series where people are blindly copying and pasting code and not knowing what IE is doing. I am not a professional at it, but I’ve written browser extensions for most popular browsers. IE, Chrome, Firefox, and Safari. In terms of difficulty, IE takes it. That’s probably why there isn’t a big extension community for IE. Let’s go in the … Continue reading Writing a Managed Internet Explorer Extension: Part 3

XP SP3 and Internet Explorer

Perhaps it’s just me, or maybe I missed something. I was a little excited about Service Pack 3, particularly the Network Level Authentication feature made it into Remote Desktop, which means that I can force the NLA requirement for Windows Server 2008 and Terminal Service Gateways. Also the added support for WPA2 is a huge security advantage for people with wireless networks. I was happy to be able to change my wireless router to use WPA2 and still be able to support my machine that is still running XP, and this is also something Network Administrators look for. Not to … Continue reading XP SP3 and Internet Explorer