Friday, December 15th, 2006 is updated

Category: Microsoft, Showcase

Microsoft has updated their main homepage and it has a new navigation style that is very dhtml. When you click on the right sidebar (or search) results popup in an inline div that you can sort and play with.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 3:50 pm

3.3 rating from 205 votes

Thursday, December 14th, 2006

Bill Gates on Web Apps

Category: Business, Microsoft, Usability

If you’ve read any tech news in the past 24 hours, you’ll now be familiar with the meeting Bill Gates held among influential bloggers, ahead of next year’s Mix conference. Aside from learning what’s on Bill’s Zune, we get to hear his views on the future of web apps, thanks to a question from Liz Read the rest…

Posted by Michael Mahemoff at 8:07 am

2.6 rating from 34 votes

Sunday, September 17th, 2006

Audible Ajax Episode 18: The IE7 Team

Category: Microsoft, Podcasts

A few months ago, the Ajaxians had the opportunity to sit down with Chris Wilson, Laurel Reitman, and Dave Massey — all program managers with the IE7 team — and discuss the upcoming release. Beforehand, we solicited your questions, and in Episode 18 (~8mb, MP3 format), we ask some of those questions to the team: Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 11:44 pm

3.6 rating from 68 votes

MS Ajax Image Search

Category: Microsoft, Showcase, Usability

Microsoft recently released a major upgrade to Live Search on Live. com. Here’s an overview of the Ajax-powered image search. The service is pretty snappy, a great leap in usability over “Image Search 1.0”. It’s exciting to see some bleeding-edge patterns used in a service like this. Features include: “Smart Scroll”. This is the Virtual Read the rest…

Posted by Michael Mahemoff at 3:26 pm

3.7 rating from 46 votes