Giorgio Sardo Blog

Senior Director of Windows, Windows Phone & XBOX Technical Evangelism & Development at Microsoft Corporation

Around the World with a Browser

From Build to FOWA (Future of Web Apps) in London to TechEd China in Beijing: thank you all for your...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 10/24/2011

Getting Rid of IE6: Check.

Check your score at http://www.ie6countdown.com Time to move on...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 10/23/2011

Bing Maps add support for HTML5 Geolocation

Bing Maps is the first online service that provides geolocation support to all desktop and mobile...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 08/07/2011

15 Beautiful HTML5 Apps

Had a great time here at FOWA (Future of Web Applications) today. To those of you that asked –...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 06/28/2011

Learning HTML5 from Disney Tron:Legacy Digital Book

Try at: http://disneydigitalbooks.go.com/tron/ Thanks to the amazing teamwork of Disney and...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 06/12/2011

Unlocking the power of HTML5 audio

Sounds form the background of our life. Today the HTML5 <audio> element enables Web developers...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 06/12/2011

Developer thoughts on IE9 RC–Video

I had the pleasure to work with some really bright web developer and designer in the last months,...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 02/10/2011

My TOP 5 features in IE9 RC

Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate is now available for download here. There are many news, from...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 02/10/2011

Typeface upside down text in IE9

Good news for developers. If you are using an older version of the typeface library, you might have...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 01/20/2011

Building great browsers together

Building a great browser is complex; this is valid for Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Opera,...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 01/14/2011

Tip: How to encode a video to H.264 (MP4) or VP8 (Webm)

I don’t know what language you talk today, but if you are looking for a simple and free tool to...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 01/13/2011

Pirates Love Daisies: HTML5 Lessons Learned

As announced on the Windows blog this morning, today Pirates Love Daises - a new HTML5 tower defense...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 12/17/2010

The battle begins!

Coming on Friday Dec 17 10AM PST… http://www.pirateslovedaisies.com/

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 12/14/2010

HTML5 Snow falling on my blog

Based on an interesting script of David Flanagan to generate a snow flake using recursive JavaScript...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 12/13/2010

Is Chrome 4 the next IE 6?

“HTML5” is huge. Different specifications are at different status: First Public Working Draft,...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 12/08/2010

Next stop of the HTML5 tour: China!

Leaving Seattle’s “snow and fun” behind, I will have the pleasure to visit China...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 11/25/2010

Deep Dive into “HTML5”

How do I develop using Canvas, SVG, CSS3? What’s new in JavaScript? In this deep dive you will learn...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 11/22/2010

“Deep Dive into HTML5” European Tour

At PDC we discussed the “behind the scenes” of the  HTML5 specification, we talked about the...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 10/31/2010

What is “HTML5”?

A short answer could be “the future of the Web”. Enough? No, especially if you are a developer. I...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 10/28/2010

Announcing HTML5 X-Icon Editor

Along with all the other announcements, today I’m very happy to announce the X-Icon Editor, an...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 10/28/2010

jQuery UI Mouse (Slider and Drag&Drop) Bug in IE9

Quick tip: if you are using jQuery UI with IE9, you might hit an issue today. There is in fact a...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 09/21/2010

IE9 turns Facebook into a Windows 7 application

Did you know that you can now turn Facebook into a Windows application? Using Internet Explorer 9,...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 09/16/2010

Building High Resolution Favicons in HTML5 and IE9

One of my favorite features of IE9 is the possibility to turn any web site into a Windows...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 09/16/2010

The Endless Mural

Joshua Davis, Branden Hall, Eric Fickes and Ben Arditti: these are the talents that today are...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 09/15/2010

Beautiful Things are going to happen on 9/15

After a period of “super-secret activities” that if you know I would be in trouble….I’m back! I’ve...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 09/13/2010

Expression SuperPreview adds support for Safari on MAC

In a previous post I talked about Expression Web SuperPreview, a tool that facilitate the...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 06/08/2010

HTML5 and bad example of “same markup”

From the Apple website: Every new Apple mobile device and every new Mac — along with the latest...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 06/04/2010

Using Facebook and IE8?

If so, you might really like one of these extensions! Btw, who is The Stig?

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 03/14/2010

Coming next…

I’ve been fairly quiet on this blog in the last weeks, since I’ve been working on super-awesome...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 03/12/2010

IEAK 8 for Windows 7

The IE8 IEAK (Internet Explorer Administrator Kit) allows you to create, deploy and manage...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 02/06/2010

Other demos of new dev features in IE8

In my recent posts, I talked about some of the new Web Standards available with Internet Explorer 8....

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 02/04/2010

IE8 and HTML 5

In the previous post, I showcased the Microsoft commitment to an open and interoperable Web by...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 11/29/2009

IE8 and Web Standards

In my previous posts, I mentioned my trip around the world. In this and the next few posts, I’d like...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 11/29/2009

IE9 super-fast and super-standard

PDC, Los Angeles. 11/18 of a sunny morning. Steven Sinofsky, Windows President of Microsoft Corp,...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 11/18/2009

Back from Australia and New Zealand: Thanks!

In the last weeks I had the pleasure to travel to Australia and New Zealand and spend some time with...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 09/28/2009

ASP.Net Controls for IE8 released!

I’m happy to announce we just released a Web Application Toolkit for Internet Explorer 8! The goal...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 09/24/2009

Most Secure Browser: Internet Explorer 8

NSS Labs, a trusted advisor to the information security community, released today two new Web...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 08/12/2009

Windows 7 E

If you are working in Europe and you are using the WebOC or WebBrowser control in your applications,...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 07/13/2009

IE8 Web Slice and Silverlight (e.g. Imagine Cup)

7/21/09 - UPDATE: Added Source Code (see bottom) With Internet Explorer 8 it’s easy to build...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 06/29/2009

Glue and IE8

Adaptive Blue recently released the Glue Toolbar for Internet Explorer 8.  Glue helps you...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 06/14/2009

H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) Web Slice step-by-step

Creating Web Slices is extremely easy and fast, and at the same time it can provide amazing results....

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 05/01/2009

How to detect IE8 using JavaScript (Client side)

A question I’ve been asked recently is “How can I detect IE8 using JavaScript?”. There are several...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 04/14/2009

IE8 New Features Developer Guide

You’ve seen the new IE8 features on a website, on a video, on the IE Gallery, on Channel9, on a...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 04/08/2009

Internet Explorer 8 Free Virtual Labs

Internet Explorer 8 brings a lot of new features to web developers. Check out these free Virtual...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 04/03/2009

MSN Video IE Accelerator Tutorial

You’ve probably already seen how Internet Explorer 8 Accelerators allow you to perform searches very...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 04/03/2009

The History of the web video

If you missed the funny Internet Explorer 8 video at MIX, you can watch it again here…together with...

Author: Giorgio Sardo [MSFT] Date: 03/26/2009

Next>