Checklist for Embedded IE

AJAX, C/C++, DOM, ECMA / Javascript, Internet Explorer, Programming, Tools and Libraries, Tutorials, Web and Web Standards 2 Comments

MSHTML is an awesome user interface tool, but it has a whole lot of standard behaviors, many of which aren’t what one wants for an application (since it’s designed for the web.) This is a list of stuff you need to do to embed IE COM and have it behave like a normal application. There’s more than a person might expect.

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XMLHttpRequest – So Close and yet So Far

AJAX, DOM, ECMA / Javascript, Programming, Rants, Web and Web Standards 17 Comments

To be plain, I think the XMLHttpRequest object is quite wonderful. It’s a deeper realization than I’d had when I was talking about RFC2557+ some years ago; rather than binding people to URLs, it frees them to use sockets.

Or does it?

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