IE7b2, is it intentionally this bad?

Here are just a few things that are incorrect, horribly broken or totally non-existent in Internet Explorer Beta 2. (This is far from a complete list. I’m assembling this list as I’m writing this post.) DOM Level 1 Core Comments are still incorrect Attributes are still horribly broken DOM Level 2 Views document.defaultView getComputedStyle getOverrideStyle ...

Emil is on Fire

Emil has been really active lately. Not only did he emulate canvas in IE, he also used it to create a slick charting control for WebFX. On my end: Google is really awesome, San Francisco is the best city ever and my girlfriend is super sweet.

Atlas Comments

Last night I looked a bit at Atlas and its Quick Start tutorials. With the risk of sounding like I hate Microsoft I’ll write down some thoughts… Atlas is nice. I really like a lot of it. There are tons of things that I don’t like but the initial reaction is that this might end ...

IE7 and XMLHttpRequest

Over at the IE Blog: IE 7 implements a native XMLHTTPRequest object for Javascript applications, instead of requiring an ActiveXObject to be created. This also means XMLHTTPRequest will function on machines that have ActiveX disabled. Thank you Dean.

JScript Object Memory Leak

We all know that the memory leaks in Internet Explorer are horrible. However we’ve found ways (often making beautiful code really ugly) around these issus. My general guideline has always been to make sure that you don’t keep any reference betwen JScript objects and DOM/COM objects (and the other way around) as well as make ...

Some Real IE7 News

I guess you all seen and maybe even tried Internet Explorer 7 Beta 1 by now. To me it wasn’t very surprising. Dissapointing? Yes. Well, according to Chris Wilson, the following bugs have already been fixed and we’ll see them in beta 2: HTML 4.01 ABBR tag Improved (though not yet perfect) <object> fallback CSS ...