Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Posted by: AITP Partners and Affiliates Committee
Here are tips, tutorials and demos from Microsoft on how to develop applications with the new Internet Explorer 9.
Extend the experience beyond the browser Read about the new pinned sites feature of IE9 which allows websites to be integrated into the Windows 7 desktop. With pinned sites enabled for a website, users can pin that site to the Windows 7 taskbar or add the site to the desktop or Start menu. Click here for an article on Pinned Sites: Windows 7 Desktop Integration with Internet Explorer 9.
Easy to Develop Developers! Developers! Developers! Click here to learn how to integrate IE9's pinned sites feature into your website. The pinned sites feature allows users to pin websites onto their windows 7 desktop. This article covers the use of metadata, custom Jump Lists, notification icons, and Thumbnail Preview toolbar controls. Click here for the Pinned Sites Developer Guide.
Want to learn to create a website using the pinned site feature? Follow the link to learn how to create a basic pinned site using the Channel9 Podcast Player. You will also learn key strategies which will help you promote the functionality to users of your website! Click here for a Pinned Sites Tutorial.
Developers, learn how to use the Pinned Site API to create dynamic and personalized Jump Lists that are relevant to the user. This scenario introduces the TweetFeed sample application. Click here to learn how to use Dynamic Jump Lists.
Create rich, immersive experiences HTML 5 allows developers to create websites with less code and more capabilities. Check out this sample audio player that was built using the audio element and IE9's improved XML support. Click here for a demo on how to create an HTML5 Audio Player.
Want to create a location aware page? Check out this article about the Geolocation API in IE9 which allows a web application to access the current geographical location of a computer or device running the browser. This can be used to display up-to-date local information such as weather or news reports. Click here for a tutorial on how to create a location aware webpage.
Check out the eye-popping future of the internet with this IMDb Video Panorama example. This sample showcases the abilities of IE9 by combining the power of HTML5 and CSS3 into one seamless user experience. Click here for a HTML5 IMDb Video Panorama Demo.
Download Internet Explorer 9 Click here for more information about IE9 and download it today!