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Annette Fowler

Internet browser settings

With the rush of new browser versions in the last couple of months, I had to refresh myself on two options that I commonly need.  I thought it would be nice to put the methods to do these tasks in the most recent browsers all in one location.  Enjoy! Resetting Internet cache Browser “cache” or [...] read more »

Annette Fowler

Internet Explorer Drops Below 50 Percent in Web Usage

This headline jumped out at me today as I was browsing the web for new blog ideas:  The End of an Era: Internet Explorer Drops Below 50 Percent of Web Usage.  For years I was a fanatical and defiant IE user– perhaps it was the old MSCE loyalty in me– but eventually I went to the [...] read more »

Thomas

The Redesign Bug

We recently launched the Beacon site with a new design which included a handful of jQuery animation, many of which had replaced the the previous design’s Flash-intensive content. We have recently come across an issue with the jQuery library with some builds of IE7 and IE8 that resulted in an extensive trail of debugging. We [...] read more »

Annette Fowler

The day heck froze over…

I’ve finally done it… No one I work with ever thought it would happen and they are actually waiting for the coming of the apocalypse this afternoon.  I, the Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer and over-all long-time Microsoft geek, have finally abandoned Internet Explorer.  This has been a very long time in coming… I’ve fought the [...] read more »