This book is an in-depth guide to writing applications that embrace and extend the new features and capabilities of Windows Internet Explorer 8 and 9. With solid instruction, hands-on examples, and expert insight direct from the source into extending the browser, you'll learn how to create and maintain powerful applications for Microsoft's next-generation Internet platform. Join author Matthew Crowley as you discover how to take advantage of new features like accelerators, WebSlices, and search providers, and create intense web experiences for the browser that ships by default with the popular Windows 7 operating system. If you're interested in creating and shipping high-quality, feature-rich applications for the Web, Pro Internet Explorer 8 & 9 Development is the only resource you need.
Matthew David Crowley is the program manager for developer community and tools on the Microsoft Internet Explorer team. In his role, he focuses on the development, implementation, and sustainment of features such as the IE Developer Tools, ActiveX, Protected Mode, and Behaviors. Before working at Microsoft, Matthew was an independent contractor and a developer for a variety of organizations. He earned a bachelor's degree in computer engineering from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.
Internet Explorer Architecture Interoperability and Compatibility Enriching Web Applications with AJAX and JSON Connecting Services with Accelerators Debugging and Inspecting Pages with Developer Tools Scripting with Mutable DOM Prototypes Debugging and Inspecting Pages with Fiddler Content Syndication with Web Slices Building Search Provider and Search Suggestion Extensions Building Lightweight Buttons and Menu Extensions Developing Applications with the WebBrowser Control Enhancing Page Content with Managed ActiveX Controls Building In-Process Extensions with Browser Helper Objects Extending the Browser Frame Using Band Objects Scripting and Automating Internet Explorer