Long-time readers of this site may remember that I did some work on embedding Internet Explorer, and its core rendering component MSHTML, in .NET applications. The code is still online.
I noticed that it does not work properly in Windows 8 Consumer Preview. Specifically, plain HTML works but you can no longer apply external CSS
…continue reading A bug in embedded Internet Explorer in Windows 8
While researching another product I came across this 2009 tweet from Microsoft’s Nikhil Kothari:
Office 2010 web apps – perhaps one of the most ambitious script# projects!
Script# is used
Mary Branscombe has an excellent ZDNet post on Why do we (love to) hate Microsoft, and asks:
What would Microsoft need to do and say to you for you to be happy to call yourself a fan?
In part she’s reacting to Frank Shaw’s Microsoft by the Numbers in which he highlights the success of
…continue reading Why we love to hate Microsoft