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Pro Internet Explorer 8 & 9 Development: Developing Powerful Applications for The Next Generation of IE by Matthew Crowley

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Preface

This book was written to provide solid technical guidance to developers who wish to build web sites, browser extensions, and desktop applications using Internet Explorer 8 and 9. During my time on the IE engineering team at Microsoft (and as a web developer before that), I noticed a lack of easy-to-understand and up-to-date information regarding the IE development process.

The release of IE 9 has allowed Microsoft to regain legitimacy in the online space after almost a decade of slipping market share and sour relations with the web development community. This renewed relevancy means IE can no longer be an afterthought or a set of bug fixes for web developers, but rather part of the primary web and browser extension development cycle. Developers ...

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