According to the IE Blog, IE8 officially passes the Acid2 tests now. You can see it in action over on Channel9 and hear more about IE8 in an interview with the IE team. From the sounds of it, you will need to opt into using the new rendering engine for backwards compatibility reasons. This will […]
All my searching tells me that nobody out there has created a custom Session-State Store Provider for ASP.NET that sits on top of Memcache. Are people just hardcoding themselves to Memcache API directly rather than using the provider model? Or are most people just happy with ASP.NET’s out of the box state server? So sad […]
Whenever you choose to full screen a video in Silverlight it always plays the full screen video on your primary monitor. I would prefer it behave more like the majority of apps where it plays full screen on whatever monitor the host window is currently on. Unfortunately there’s no program on Microsoft Connect for Silverlight […]
Well, in case you hadn’t already read today, Scott Guthrie has announced a few things about some upcoming beta releases. One of the betas talked about is the next version of Silverlight which used to be labeled as version 1.1. Microsoft has rethought this strategy and is instead going to call it 2.0. If you […]
I’ve reported a bug over on connect with the full details, but basically what it boils down to is that there’s no way to raise exception detail from ScriptMethods when ASP.NET custom error handling is enabled. What happens is that the RestHandler for ScriptMethods detects the custom error handling is enabled and literally throws out […]
Ian just put an entry up on his blog called Silverlight Controls and Objects which aims to bring some clarity to the way the Silverlight control hooks into the HTML DOM and exposes its own features. A definite must read for anyone doing Silverlight development.
In case you haven’t been following the Apple news flowing in from the WWDC, Apple has officially announced the public beta of Safari for Windows. Very interesting move and very bold performance claims where they claim beating IE by 2x and Mozilla/FireFox by 1.6x in their benchmarks. Unfortunately this means yet another browser to test on for […]
Ok, this is a long one, but worth the read if you enjoy the challenges of debugging and working around problems in code that you have absolutely no control over. It’s also a great read if you just hate IE and want to laugh at the brief bout of insanity it caused me. 🙂 First, a […]