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Internet Explorer 8 for Web Developers

  1. 1. Internet Explorer 8For Developers<br />Harish Ranganathan<br />Application Platform Evangelist | Microsoft Corporation<br />
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  3. 3. Internet Explorer 8 – What's New?<br />
  4. 4. Quick Overview of IE8 General Features<br />DEMO<br />Accelerators<br />Web Slices<br />Visual Search<br />Smart Address Bar<br />
  5. 5. Accelerators<br />OpenService XML Definition<br />Define “preview” and “execute” URLs<br />
  6. 6. Building a IE8 Accelerator<br />DEMO<br />IndiatimesPhotoGallery Accelerator<br />Note: You can download this accelerator from www.indiatimes.com<br />
  7. 7. Web Slices<br />Fixed class names and attributes<br />hslice, id and entry-title property<br />Subscribes to<br />Part of a page<br />OR<br />Specified feed URL<br />
  8. 8. Web Slices - Options<br />Using part of a web page<br />Using an alternative feed URL<br />Using part of a web page<br />Using an alternative feed URL<br />
  9. 9. Developer Tools<br />Launched with F12 (or from menu)<br />Includes<br />Styles Tracing<br />View HTML Source (with innerHTML updates)<br />JavaScript Profiler<br />JavaScript Debugger<br />Inspect Elements<br />View Element and Layout Trees<br />Local Change and Modify<br />
  10. 10. IE8 Developer Tools<br />DEMO<br />
  11. 11. Security Features<br />XSS Filtering<br />SmartScreen Filter<br />ActiveX Improvements<br />XDomainRequest object<br />JSON Sanitization<br />MIME-sniffing<br />Domain Highlighting <br />
  12. 12. IE7 Architecture<br />
  13. 13. Loosely-Coupled IE 8 Architecture<br />
  14. 14. Call to Action: Get Compatible!<br />IE Compatibility<br />http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/ie/cc405106.aspx<br />MS Application Compatibility Toolkit 5.0<br />http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=24DA89E9-B581-47B0-B45E-492DD6DA2971&displaylang=en<br />Immediate Fixes<br />Set META tag on each page<br />Set site-wide setting (for IIS/Apache)<br /> http://blogs.msdn.com/ie/archive/2008/06/10/introducing-ie-emulateie7.aspx<br />
  15. 15. References<br />Getting IE8<br /> http://www.microsoft.com/ie<br />The IE Blog<br /> http://blogs.msdn.com/ie<br />The IE Add-Ons Website<br /> http://www.ieaddons.com<br />
  16. 16. Contact (optional slide)<br />Blog Address<br /> http://geekswithblogs.net/ranganh<br />Twitter<br />@ranganh<br />

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