Category: Internet Explorer

A Year of Internet Explorer 9 Video

By | March 14, 2011 | 1 Comment

With the launch of Internet Explorer 9, Microsoft has also put a nice video which looks back at the browser development process and initial impressions from the press.

IE8 and Safari Fall on First Day of Pwn2own

By | March 11, 2011 | 13 Comments

Red Font Pwn

Pwn2Own, the yearly hacking contest held as part of the CanSecWest security conference, saw the successful hijacking of fully patched versions of Safari and Internet Explorer 8 this year. Ars Technica described Pwn2Own as the following:

If a researcher can pwn the browser—that is, make it run arbitrary code—then they get to own the hardware the browser runs on. This year, not only did they have to run arbitrary code, they also had to escape any sandboxes—restricted environments with reduced access to data and the operating system—that are imposed.

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IE6 Challenge (Picture)

By | March 11, 2011 | 3 Comments

IE6 Challenge (Picture)

Via Reddit.

IE9 Coming in March 14th

By | March 9, 2011 | 6 Comments

IE9 Coming in March 19thThis is it, after lots of rumors and speculations, Microsoft has finally confirmed Internet Explorer 9 release date.

According to Ryan Gavin, senior director of IE, starting from next Monday, users will be able to download the Final version of Internet Explorer at 9 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time).

So here you have it, if Windows 8 is indeed stated for early 2012 release and company has changed its strategy, expect to see IE10 announcements later this year.

URL Hunter

By | March 9, 2011 | 1 Comment

URL Hunter

Your video card can’t handle video games on a big display? No worries! Here is a game where the URL bar is an actual screen.

Wait, what!

You are almighty letter O and have to kill as many a’s as possible. Use left and right arrow keys to control your character and space bar to kill.

Play.

Convert Flash to HTML5

By | March 8, 2011 | 4 Comments

Convert Flash to HTML5Adobe has released an experimental technology codenamed Wallaby which is designed to convert Flash (FLA) to HTML files.

Although not all features are yet supported, it’s a welcomed step forward.

Wallaby is free to use, so if you want to give it a try, here is a download link.

Weekly Questions Recap, March 7th

By | March 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

Weekly Questions Recap, March 7th
Don’t forget that you can receive points for asking/answering questions and redeem them for cool prizes.

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Weekly Browsers Recap + Bonus Links, March 7th

By | March 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, March 7th

FavBrowser.com

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Onclick Javascript Does Not Work in Google Chrome and Firefox?

By | March 6, 2011 | 2 Comments

Onclick Javascript in Google Chrome and Firefox Does Not Work?If you have found that onclick event does not work on Google Chrome, Firefox and Safari web browsers, then here is quick way to fix it:

Replace onclick form id with its name

For example, let’s say you have the following:

id=”form1″ name=”checkform1″

Find JS event:

onclick=”document.form1.cSSld.value=””

Replace with:

onclick=”document.checkform1.cSSld.value=””

All set. It now works with all web browsers.

IE6 Countdown

By | March 4, 2011 | 9 Comments

IE6 Countdown

In the world where it’s cool to hate Internet Explorer 6, Microsoft has launched a new site that displays the market share of this abomination.

By using data from Net Applications, web developers have put up a nice worldwide map which shows IE6 usage for every country.

Who takes the lead? China, with staggering 34.5%.

Thanks, RamaSubbu SK.