Experience a Richer, more immersive Web: Download Internet Explorer 9 beta today

Microsoft has re-imagined the role of the browser with Windows and Internet Explorer 9 to deliver an experience that makes the Web feel as native as consumers’ favorite PC applications. Using full capabilities of Windows and hardware, IE9 enables a version of the Web that is faster, cleaner and more trusted..!

Scaling 32 bit ASP.NET Application to a 64 bit OS Platform | Mailbag Discussion

Well, its time for some discussion. Few minutes back, one of the reader ‘Om’ had asked this below question – “I’ve small query related to application compatibility. We have a SaaS based product hosted on group of windows 2003 server standard edition (32bit). To scale up further we upgraded RAM of few systems to 8GB from 4GB.… Continue reading Scaling 32 bit ASP.NET Application to a 64 bit OS Platform | Mailbag Discussion

Identify Website Issues with Internet Explorer Compatibility Test Tool (IECTT)

This Tool collects your Web-based issues from Internet Explorer 7 / Internet Explorer 8, uploads the data to the ACT Log Processing Service, and gives the details about discovered compatibility issues. It also provides you links for more information about each of this compatibility issues.

How to Make Websites Indic Aware and accept Indic Inputs?

The Microsoft Indic Language Input Tool (erstwhile Akshara) is now available for developers to use in their websites. By including a bunch of scripts, web developers would now be able to accept Indic Input for their websites. This transliteration feature helps in places where we need to capture information in the local language without having the respective keyboard.

Website Optimization – Want to know what readers are seeing in your website?

Browser Size is a tool from Google Labs, which provides you visualization of browser window sizes for people who visit your website. This is useful for ensuring that important parts of a page’s user interface are visible by a wide audience. Knowing this fact would encourage the designer to move a most important information much higher in the page so it can be seen without scrolling.