Keep Users Coming Back With Desktop Notifications for Web Apps Article

Friday, December 9, 2011

Keep Users Coming Back With Desktop Notifications for Web Apps Article A few days ago, an article I wrote for DZone web site was published in their HTML5 Microzone. The article is called “Keep Users Coming Back With Desktop Notifications for Web Apps” and it discusses desktop notifications and in particular IE9 Pinned Sites and HTML5 Notification API. You can read the article here. Enjoy!  CodeProject
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Profiling JavaScript 101 Using IE9 Developer Tools

Monday, August 15, 2011

Profiling JavaScript 101 Using IE9 Developer Tools Lately I’m involved in a very interesting project which suffer from JavaScript performance issues in old browsers. The main “pain” in the project is the need to support IE8 which is used by many of the client’s users. I’ve got a call to come and help in the process of tuning the application and decided to share some tips of how I profiled the application and found some of the bottlenecks in the application JavaScript execution. Those bottlenecks were handled by the development team very fast and the application’s execution is becoming much...
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MSDN Session: Internet Explorer 9 & HTML5 Videos

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

MSDN Session: Internet Explorer 9 & HTML5 Videos On March 30th I had a MSDN session about IE9 and HTML5. The session was recorded and can be viewed (in Hebrew) in two parts: Part 1 - available for watching in Channel9 Part 2 - available for watching in Channel9 Enjoy! CodeProject
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IE9 and HTML5 Session Slide Deck and Demos

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

IE9 and HTML5 Session Slide Deck and Demos Today I had the pleasure to deliver a MSDN session about IE9 and HTML5 at Microsoft Ra’anana. First of all I want to thank all the attendees who came to hear the session. In the session I talked about IE9, Feature Detection and Modernizr, CSS3, HTML5 and more. The session was recorded and will be available soon on the internet (in Hebrew). You can download the session’s slide deck and demos from here. Enjoy! CodeProject
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Feature Detection for Better Compatibility in Web Development

Friday, November 5, 2010

Feature Detection for Better Compatibility in Web Development One of the things I talked about in the session I had about what’s new in IE9 for web developers was how to make your web site/application more compatible. In this post I’ll try to give the highlights from the session. Same Markup When we develop web sites/applications we need to strive to use features that give us the same markup in every browser. When we know about a feature that is compatible in every browser we can use it without any fear that it will break our...
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IE9 for Web Developers Slide Deck and Demos

IE9 for Web Developers Slide Deck and Demos Yesterday I had a session about what’s new in Internet Explorer 9 for web developers at Microsoft office, Ra’anana. I want to thank all of the attendees who came to hear the session about the new Microsoft browser. The agenda for the session was: Introduction Focus on sites Same markup All around fast You can download the slide deck and demos from here. Pay attention that I removed the video and audio files that I used for the demos about HTML5 video and audio elements. Enjoy! P.S – The same session is going to be delivered by Shlomo...
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IE9 for Web Developers Session

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

IE9 for Web Developers Session Next Thursday (4.11) I’m having a session about Internet Explorer 9 for web developers. The session will take place at Microsoft Ra’anana between 08:30 and 13:00 and it is free. In the session I’m going to present IE9 (which is currently in its beta version) and talk about the main issues that every web developer will need to know when he or she is programming web sites and web applications. If you like to hear this session you can still register the event from this link. Hope to see you there....
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Using Overlay Icon API to Make Client Notifications in IE9

Monday, October 11, 2010

Using Overlay Icon API to Make Client Notifications in IE9 Ever wanted to notify your site clients/users while they are surfing in your site. In one of the applications that I helped to build this was a customer requirement. So in the past you could have implemented a blinking behavior that will make the icon of the browser blinking. Not a very user friendly behavior for my taste. With IE9 you now able to use the new SiteMode Overlay Icon javascript behavior which is part of the site pinning feature. Overlay Icon API The Overlay Icon...
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Using Javascript to Measure Web Page Performance with IE9

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Using Javascript to Measure Web Page Performance with IE9 One ability that currently available in IE9 is the new msPerformance javascript object that enables developers to measure real-world performance of websites. In this post I’ll explain what is msPerformance and how you can use it to measure web page performance. The msPerformance Object Wanting a web application that performs great is a very regular and crucial demand in these days. With IE9 beta developers have a new set of javascript profiling API integrated at the DOM’s core – msPerformance object. The msPerformance captures key timing information about the load of the root...
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Adding Tasks and Jumplists to Pinned Sites in IE9

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Adding Tasks and Jumplists to Pinned Sites in IE9 In a previous post I explained what is site pinning and how you can pin a site to Windows 7 taskbar. In this post I’m going to explain how to add tasks and jumplists to the pinned site from the previous post example. Adding Tasks to a Pinned Site When we pin a site to the Windows 7 taskbar we can include tasks to operate on the pinned site. With this feature you can add tasks for common behavior of your site. For example, in a...
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