Mix 09: IE 8, Silverlight in the spotlight

roundup A new browser and would-be Flash rival Silverlight have starring roles at Microsoft's annual conference for Web designers.

roundup A new browser and would-be Flash rival Silverlight have starring roles at Microsoft's annual conference in Las Vegas for Web designers.

Hands-on with IE 8: A giant step for Microsoft

Internet Explorer 8 takes another large leap forward for the world's most-used browser, but is it enough to make devoted Firefox, Chrome, and Safari fans switch?
• Browser war centers on once-obscure JavaScript
(Posted in The Download Blog by Seth Rosenblatt)
March 19, 2009 5:55 PM PDT

Are catalogs the killer app for Silverlight?</b>

Silverlight's Deep Zoom offers a way to view magazines and catalogs in a way that's much more akin to physical media than traditional Web sites.
(Posted in The Pervasive Datacenter by Gordon Haff)
March 19, 2009 1:02 PM PDT

Microsoft launches IE 8 with a smile

At its Mix 09 event, Microsoft begins its campaign to persuade Web surfers to give its browser another chance.
• Images: Installing Internet Explorer 8
• Download IE 8
(Posted in Beyond Binary by Ina Fried)
March 19, 2009 9:34 AM PDT

Microsoft Mix 09

Netflix: Silverlight 3 could help with glitches

Online video rental giant says the next version of Silverlight should work better on slower machines that have had some trouble streaming videos.
(Posted in Beyond Binary by Ina Fried)
March 18, 2009 12:23 PM PDT

Mix 09: Silverlight 3 takes center stage

After a touchy-feely start, Microsoft gets geeky as the talk shifts to new versions of its Web tools, most notably Silverlight 3.
(Posted in Beyond Binary by Ina Fried)
March 18, 2009 10:22 AM PDT

Mix kicks off with Buxton touting design </b>

Microsoft begins its Web design conference in un-Microsoft fashion, with researcher Bill Buxton talking about design.
(Posted in Beyond Binary by Ina Fried)
March 18, 2009 9:30 AM PDT

Silverlight 3 rears its head at Mix </b>

Pieces of the new software have started to pop up on Microsoft's developer sites. A beta version of the would-be Flash rival is expected to be shown later Wednesday.
(Posted in Beyond Binary by Ina Fried)
March 18, 2009 8:33 AM PDT

Microsoft releases Web translating widget</b>

Developers can now tap Microsoft to translate their Web page in such a way that users don't have to leave the Web site.
(Posted in Beyond Binary by Ina Fried)
March 18, 2009 11:30 AM PDT

IE 8, Silverlight 3 on tap for Microsoft's Mix

The software maker's conference for Web designers kicks off on Wednesday in Las Vegas. A new browser and update to its would-be Flash rival will take center stage.
(Posted in Beyond Binary by Ina Fried)
March 17, 2009 1:12 PM PDT

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