Showing posts with label IEExtension. Show all posts
Showing posts with label IEExtension. Show all posts

Friday, September 27, 2013

Speckie (THE IE Spell Checker Extension) v6 Released, supports IE11 and more

betanews - Internet Explorer spellchecker Speckie adds support for IE11, improves touch

Versoworks has released Speckie 6.0, a major new version of its real-time spellchecking tool for Internet Explorer. The software, available free for personal use as well as in commercial form with additional features, adds support for the forthcoming Internet Explorer 11 with this new release.

Version 6.0 also comes with the promise of improved support for Rich Editors, and has updated the Settings user interface to be more amenable to touch-screen interfaces, despite the fact it doesn’t yet support 64-bit versions of Windows 8 or Windows 8.1.


Speckie 6.0 is available now as a free-for-personal-use download for PCs running Windows XP or later. 32-bit support is universal, but 64-bit versions of Windows 8, 8.1 and Server are not supported, although 64-bit versions of Internet Explorer in other 64-bit builds are.


Speckie is the first and only dedicated, real-time spell check solution for Internet Explorer. Proudly brought to you by Versoworks, download your free, personal use copy now


When I was on Windows 7, I used this all the time... Now that all my personal machines are on Win8+, I haven't install this recently (actually I've been on 8 long enough that I almost forgot about it). Still, if you're on Win7, this is a must have extension...


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Speckie - Inline, real time spell checker for IE, including IE9

Saturday, June 23, 2012

Fiddling as the web burns (or how to find out why it's burning) - “Debugging with Fiddler" book now available

Fiddler Web Debugger - My book “Debugging with Fiddler”, is now available

I’m delighted to announce that my new full-length book on Fiddler is now available. Weighing in at 330 pages, it covers every feature in Fiddler, and provides the most comprehensive available documentation of how to develop Fiddler extensions (including Inspectors, Transcoders, and IFiddlerExtensions) and build on the FiddlerCore class library. The book is available in paperback and DRM-free PDF formats.

You can learn more about the book at The site includes a link to the final Table-of-Contents, as well as all of the code samples in the book.

image - The Fiddler Book

This is the first full-length book (330 pages) about the Fiddler Web Debugger. It's written by Eric Lawrence, the developer of Fiddler.

In this book, you'll learn to fully exploit the power of Fiddler to debug traffic from virtually any web-related application, including all browsers and thousands of apps. You'll see how to debug HTTPS traffic, and use Fiddler with popular devices like iPhone/iPod/iPad, Windows Phone, and others. After exploring the hundreds of built-in features, you'll learn to extend Fiddler using the FiddlerScript engine or build your own applications atop the FiddlerCore class library.

From the Table of Contents/Sample PDF;

About this book
After nearly 9 years and one hundred version updates, Fiddler has evolved into a powerful utility and platform that can perform a wide variety of tasks. It has a rich extensibility model and a community of add-on developers who have broadened its usefulness as a performance, security, and load-testing tool. Questions in email, online discussion groups, and numerous conferences over the years made it overwhelmingly apparent that most users only exploit a tiny fraction of Fiddler’s power. I came to realize that thousands of users would get a lot more out of Fiddler if there were a complete reference to the tool available. This book is the product of that realization.

As Fiddler’s developer, I’ve found it both easy and challenging to write this book. It’s easy, because I understand Fiddler deeply, down to its very foundation, and can consult the source code to research obscure details. On the other hand, it’s been very challenging, as every time I choose an interesting scenario or feature to write about, I’m forced to think deeply about that scenario or feature. Commonly, I’ve found myself developing improvements to revise Fiddler and minimize or eliminate the need to write about the topic in the first place. As a result, I’ve rewritten large portions of both this book and Fiddler itself. It’s been a slow process, but both projects have benefitted.

Publication of this book will roughly coincide with the release of Fiddler version in the early summer of 2012. If you’re using a later version of Fiddler, you will find some minor differences, but the core concepts will remain the same.

This book is deliberately limited in scope—it covers nearly every aspect of Fiddler and FiddlerCore, but it is not a tutorial on HTTP, SSL, HTML, Web Services or the myriad other topics you may want to understand to fully exploit Fiddler’s feature set. If you want a deeper understanding of web protocols, I can recommend the references I consulted during the development of Fiddler:

  • Hypertext Transfer Protocol -- HTTP/1.1 from
  • HTTP: The Definitive Guide by David Gourley
  • Web Protocols and Practice: HTTP/1.1, Networking Protocols, Caching, and Traffic Measurement by Bala-chander Krishnamurthy and Jennifer Rexford
  • SSL & TLS Essentials: Securing the Web by Stephen A. Thomas

This book can be read either “straight through” or you can use the Table of Contents and Index to find the topics most interesting to you. Please consider skimming all of the chapters, even those that don’t seem relevant to your needs, because each chapter often contains tips and tricks you might not find elsewhere.

I encourage you to begin by reading the primer in the next chapter, which lays out some terminology and the basic concepts that you’ll need to understand to get the most out of Fiddler and this book.

Fiddler is one of those must Must MUST have tools in your toolkit and most of use have used it on and off over the years. But how well have you used it? This book looks to help turn you into a Fiddling Ninja (well, maybe not a Ninja, but you get the idea...)


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Thursday, September 01, 2011

PrivBar updated for IE9 and Win7 (Think "What privilege mode/level am I running" in toolbar for Win7 Explorer/IE)

Aaron Margosis' "Non-Admin" and App-Compat WebLog - PrivBar Update

"PrivBar is a toolbar I first published over seven years ago (!) for Internet Explorer and Windows Explorer. I updated it three years ago to add support for x64. Today I am updating it to offer better support for Vista and Windows 7 and the corresponding Server versions. Specifically, instead of showing a group name such as Users or Administrators in the toolbar, it shows the integrity level of the current page. One significant benefit is that this helps mitigate the removal of the Protected Mode indicator from the IE9 status bar.

Download the .zip file attached to this post; extract the DLLs to a shared location (e.g., under Program Files) and register each with regsvr32.exe. (Note that PrivBarX64.dll can be used only on x64 editions of Windows.) The toolbars need to be enabled separately for Windows Explorer, Internet Explorer, and Internet Explorer (64 bit): press Alt to display the menu, then choose View | Toolbars | PrivBar x64. (It says “x64” even for the 32-bit version.)



I first blogged about this in Feb 2005... Good to see it still alive and getting a little love...


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PrivBar -- An IE/Explorer toolbar to show current privilege level

Friday, July 08, 2011

Simple walk through for creating an IE browser extension with C#

Code Guru - Advanced C# Programming: Developing IE Extensions

"Browser extension software lives inside the browser, adding new features that make the browser suitable for specific personal or business needs. The most common business needs, which are easily accomplished with browser plugins are:

  • modify default search
  • add side frames
  • inject new content into existing webpage
  • communicate with remote servers or web services
  • search highlight
  • show ads
  • any other task that an installed software program can do

In this article I will explain how to insert new static and dynamic content into an existing webpage.


A pretty short and sweet walkthrough for creating an IE browser extension in C#...


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Taking your first steps with spicIE
Spice up your IE with spicIE – Writing IE7/8 Plugins in managed code in minutes (beta)

Monday, March 21, 2011

Speckie - Inline, real time spell checker for IE, including IE9


Ever since Internet Explorer was created, it has lacked an essential feature; Real Time spell check. Versoworks proudly brings you that feature, say hello to Speckie! The first and only dedicated Real Time spell check for IE, now works with IE 9! Download your FREE copy now.




Since IE9 came out I've been looking for a good inline real time spell checker that wasn't part of a toolbar. IESpell is great and works, but its not inline nor real time (must have my red squiggles). IE7Pro used to me my favorite, but since that's been abandoned I've been on the lookout...

Until today

On the drive to work I caught the latest Windows Weekly, Windows Weekly 200: This Time It's Personal, and in the IE9 Tip of the week Paul mentioned Speckie an extension I've not heard or before. Downloaded, installed and seems to be JUST the thing I was looking for... If you play the Spell Check Game like I do (spell it just close enough so the spell checker can guess it right...) then this free extension might be just for you too...

(via twit Windows Weekly - Windows Weekly 200: This Time It's Personal)

Monday, November 29, 2010

The trip down the writing of a IE managed extension path continues… Dealing with the potholes (i.e. Debugging)

vcsjones - Writing a Managed Internet Explorer Extension: Part 4–Debugging

“Picking up where we left of with Writing a Managed Internet Explorer Extension, debugging is where I wanted to go next. I promise I’ll get to more “feature” level stuff, but when stuff goes wrong, and it will, you need to know how to use your toolset. .NET Developers typically write some code and press F5 to see it work. When an exception, the debugger, already attached, steps up to the plate and tells you everything that is wrong. When you write an Internet Explorer Extension it isn’t as simple as that. You need to attach the debugger to an existing process, and even then it won’t treat you like you’re use to. Notably, breakpoints aren’t going to launch the debugger until the debugger is already attached. So we have a few options, and some tricks up our sleeves, to get the debugger to aide us.


I keep hoping that Microsoft will rework the IE extensibility model (think how cool a more simple model like that used by Visual Studio and MEF would be in IE?) but until then, now that with .Net 4 it’s “safe” to write managed extensions for IE, this is an interesting series to follow…

Also see;


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Monday, May 24, 2010

Want to write Managed IE/Shell Extensions, but thought that was “bad”? That was the past… With .Net 4 the world of Managed Extensions is now open to you.

vcsjones - Writing a Managed Internet Explorer Extension: Part 1

“I’ve recently had the pleasure of writing an Internet Explorer add on. I found this to somewhat difficult for a few reasons and decided to document my findings here.

Managed vs Native

One difficult decision I had to make even before I had to write a single line of code was what do I write it with? I am a C# developer, and would prefer to stay in that world if possible. However, this add-on had the intention of being use commercially, and couldn’t make the decision solely based on preference.

Add-on’s to Internet Explorer are called Browser Helper Objects, often documented as BHOs as well. They are COM types, thus if we were going to do this managed, we will be doing some COM Interop. I’ve done this before, but mostly from a level of tinkering or deciding to go back to native. The .NET Framework had another benefit to me, and that was WPF. My BHO requires an user interface, and doing that natively isn’t as easy or elegant as using native libraries. Ultimately I decided to go with .NET Framework 4.0, and I can only recommend the .NET Framework 4.

Previous versions of the CLR has a serious drawback when exposing the types to COM: They always used the latest version of the CLR on the machine. If you wrote a BHO in the .NET Framework 1.1, and 2.0 was installed, it would load the assembly using the .NET Framework 2.0. This can lead to unexpected behavior. Starting in the .NET Framework 4, COM Visible types are guaranteed to run against the CLR they were compile with.

image …”

In the recent past, writing Managed Extensions has been frowned upon, and pretty much off limits, due to lack of in-process side-by-side support in the CLR. The first Extension would load the CLR it needed and all later Extensions in the process would have to use that CLR version. Period.

That was the past…

.Net 4’s support for in-process side-by-side CLR versions means that once scary place of writing Managed IE/Windows Shell extensions is now open, available AND supported.

Forget what you knew, you CAN, with .Net 4, write Managed IE/Shell extensions. So what are you waiting for?  ;)


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Friday, May 07, 2010

Password Scrambler releases Google Extension – Safe passwords the simple and easy way now in all three major Windows browsers

Password Scrambler

“Password Scrambler is a browser add-on that allows you to automatically generate secure, hard-to-guess passwords for every site you visit, based on a master password of your choice. It achieves this by uniquely "scrambling" your password for every site you visit.

Password Scrambler helps you address problems related to using the same password in multiple sites, a practice that results in security vulnerabilities.

Think about the following questions:

  • Do you use the same password everywhere?
  • How many password-protected sites do you go to?
  • Can you remember all the passwords you use, or do you end up using the same password everywhere?
  • What if one of these sites was compromised, and your password was stolen?
  • Do you use multiple passwords and keep forgetting which one to use where?
  • Have you ever frantically tried every password you know in the hope that's the right one? What if the site is recording all those attempts, and thus learning all your passwords?

Use Password Scrambler instead - it's free, it's convenient, and it helps you be more secure!


Password Scrambler - Download


This has been my password utility of choice for a number of years now. It’s simple, doesn’t require ANY kind of storage (local or web) and makes password creation/management painless and easy. Oh yeah, it’s free too… ;)

Use this utility, or another (like keepass, etc) but use something. These kinds of utilities allow you to use one password to unlock and use many passwords, site unique passwords… So it’s like using one everywhere but you’re not! (i.e. having your cake and eating it too, etc, etc)







Wednesday, April 01, 2009

More spicIE – spicIE Contrib the place for spicIE samples and guidance

april_fools_day  (Image stolen from Kloonigames - Say No To April Fool)


MSDN Code Gallery - SpicIE Contrib - Simple Plug-In Creator for Internet Explorer Samples & Guidance


SpicIE Contrib = SpicIE Contrib is a contribution project for the SpicIE project.

This project hosts HowTo samples, guidance, code samples, etc. based on the SpicIE Internet Explorer plug-in framework.

There are some Internet Explorer plug-in samples. Comment: If the toolbar plug-ins are not visible use the menu "View --> Explorer bars --> PLUG-IN NAME".

Following sample plug-ins are available now:

  • SimpleLogger - HowTo guide and sample project for a very simple logging Internet Explorer plug-in
  • HtmlView - HowTo guide and sample project for a complex HTML visualization Internet Explorer plug-in

  • DisplayActiveElements - Sample project which accesses the applets collection of a HTML document loaded in Internet Explorer ( --> access to ShockWavePlayer, MediaPlayer, ActiveX, ... ). code skeleton
  • WOW Plug-in - A fully functional Internet radio Internet explorer plug-in

All samples using the SpicIE framework and can be used as Internet Explorer 7 or Internet Explorer 8 plug-ins.

There are some blogs entries about SpicIE at following blog -->

…” [Project Description Leach Level: 96.7%]

I thought that due to today’s the signal to noise ratio finding something cool (and “real”) was going to be tough, until I saw this… :)

(via Mostly Technical Content - SpicIE: “SpicIEContrib” project opened at


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Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Taking your first steps with spicIE

Mostly Technical Content - First steps with “SpicIE – Simple Plug-In Creator for Internet Explorer”

“There is a new plug-in framework out there which you can use to easily create browser extensions for Internet Explorer 7/8.

To use the SpicIE framework you have to download it from the location. The current version is Beta 0.81. If you have installed an older version the new setup first asks you to uninstall the older version.

Then you can start the setup.exe During the setup simply choose all default setup options.

After SpicIE is installed on your computer you will have in your start menu a new entry with the name SpicIE and following subentries/options which can be started directly from the start menu:

  • Open the project and source code of the SpicIE framework – “SpicIE – Simple Plug-In Creator for Internet Explorer.sln” with Visual Studio 2008
  • Open the project and source code of the SpicIE Sample project – “SpicIE – SamplePlugin.sln”
  • Open the documentation of SpicIE – “SpicIE documentation”
  • Open some separate install/deinstall instructions for your own created plug-in – “SpicIE – Installation and Deinstallation Guide.htm”

The SpicIE base project is a C# project with some simple structure and three namespaces – “Common, Controls, Parameter”. If you look at the code metrics of the solution you can see that the whole framework has about 1233 lines of code. The biggest class is the class “Host”. The source file of host.cs has about 474 lines of code.

The sample plug-in project has much more classes but less code. You can start the sample project simply by hitting F5. Then your Visual Studio 2008 brings up the SamplePlugin in debug mode. To debug an IE browser extension the Internet Explorer has to be started. This is automatically done by Visual Studio 2008 via the project debug settings. They are configured as follows.

You can add at any position of the sample plug-in project break points to understand and debug the code.


This is a nice “Getting Starting” with spicIE guide… From install to sample plugin to disabling it (the sample plugin).


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Spice up your IE with spicIE – Writing IE7/8 Plugins in managed code in minutes (beta)

Spice up your IE with spicIE – Writing IE7/8 Plugins in managed code in minutes (beta)

FrankFi's view of the world - Software made in Germany – SpicIE


some time ago I asked some guys here at Microsoft why we do not support writing IE plug ins in managed code. The answer was that while this still is a good idea it is not the highest priority of the product teams. Honestly I understand that because the main focus for the team is to make consumers happy.

So we started our own little project here and called it SpicIE. Now Gunnar finished it off so far that we are able to present it to the public and we are able to make available. It has a reasonable (very) good code quality while it is not finished.

But certainly it is worth being checked out. You can find it here


MSDN Code Gallery - SpicIE - Simple Plug-In Creator for Internet Explorer


SpicIE is a framework which allows you easily to extend Internet Explorer 7/8 with your own plugins. SpicIE wraps/hides the IE COM extension interfaces and makes it easy to develop browser extensions in managed programming languages.

SpicIE is designed for simplicity. The initial creation of an Internet Explorer plugin with SpicIE takes only minutes until you have a runnable, debuggable code base which you can extend with your own functionality. There are lot of scenarios where browser plugins could be useful. SpicIE lets you develop your own browser functionality comfortable with minimal technical efforts.

With SpicIE you can develop your own:

  • IE browsing event handlers
  • IE toolbar buttons
  • IE menu entries
  • IE context menu entries
  • IE explorer bars
  • IE toolbars.

SpicIE is designed for managed plugin development. You can develop SpicIE plugins in any managed development language. You will have Visual Studio 2008 project templates for C# and VB.NET plugins.

SpicIE is tested with Internet Explorer 7/8. You can develop SpicIE plugins with all Visual Studio 2008 versions. SpicIE plugins can be executed by .NET 2.0, .NET 3.0, .NET 3.5.

SpicIE is published unter MICROSOFT PUBLIC LICENSE (Ms-PL).” [Project Description Leached in Full]

From the Overview Presentation on the download page;



Slide16Slide18    Slide17 Slide19


ZOMG, this is the bee’s knee’s… I’m going to have to write some managed IE extensions this weekend… ;)

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

eXpert Web Performance Analysis via Fiddler - Microsoft neXpert Performance Analysis Plugin [For Fiddler]

Microsoft Downloads - Microsoft neXpert Performance Analysis Plugin


File Name: neXpertV1.0.msi
Version: 1.0
Date Published: 2/9/2009
Language: English
Download Size: 386 KB

neXpert is an add-on to Fiddler which automates the classic performance best practice checks and produces a HTML report on the issues found in a Fiddler capture. neXpert adds the ability to insert step markers in Fiddler sessions to associate network objects together (create transactions). Using these steps, neXpert looks for performance issues and generates a HTML report based on the findings. A TCP model provided by Microsoft Research as well as a rudimentary algorithm to mimic web browser is used to generate response time predictions (Still considered Beta). More information can be found at the neXpert blog:[Leach level: 99%]

neXpert Performance Tool - Introducing …. neXpert

“What is it?

neXpert is an add-on to Fiddler Web Debugger which aids in performance testing web applications. neXpert was created to reduce the time it takes to look for performance issues with Fiddler and to create a deliverable that can be used to educate development teams.

What are the features?

·         Add step markers while capturing traffic to create steps or clicks in a scenario

·         Easy access buttons for performance testing with Fiddler

o   Clear Cache/Cookies

o   Enable Streaming Mode

·         Ping each host in a capture to calculate current latency

·         Create rudimentary response time predictions for different latencies and browsers (BETA)

·         Create a HTML report which checks for performance issues with the following:

o   HTTP Response Code

o   ASP.NET View State

o   Static Files

o   Large Images

o   Compression

o   Authentication

o   ETags

o   Cache Headers

o   Connection Header

o   Vary Header

o   Cookies


Sounds pretty interesting. I don’t do web dev near enough any more so when/if I do, a tool like this could very useful.


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Monday, December 08, 2008

Happy Two Year Birthday to IE7Pro

IE7pro for Internet Explorer 7 - IE7Pro 2 years

“It’s very glad that IE7Pro is 2 years! Thank all the people who help and support for us. …”

Wow, IE7Pro is only two years old? Seems like I’ve been using it for forever (if you’re an IE user and not using IE7Pro, stop reading this now and get this must have IE addin…)

Congrats to the IE7Pro team for providing such a essential utility!


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Monday, March 31, 2008

STrace - Socket/SSL Tracing/Logging tool for IE, with companion HttpReplay plugin to replay a given STrace log

Microsoft DownloadsSTRACE is a socket/SSL tracer designed to generate LOG for Internet Explorer

"STRACE is a socket/SSL tracer that is based on the "detours" utility. The tool has been specificaly designed to generate LOG for Internet Explorer but it can be used with many other applications.

Using STRACE with Internet Explorer is equivalent to use a (non full) debug build of WININET.DLL to generate a WININET LOG. The STRACE LOG contains clear text HTTP traffic (with socket information) and encrypted/decrypted SSL data.

From the STRACE LOG, you can "replay" a full navigation scenario using the HTTPREPLAY tool. This can be useful to reproduce a problem or browse web sites offline..." [Description leached in full]

Microsoft Downloads - HTTPREPLAY is a SOCKTRC plugin allowing to analyze and replay HTTP traffic

"HTTPREPLAY is a SOCKTRC plugin allowing to analyze and replay HTTP traffic from STRACE or WININET log. You can use this tool to "replay a web server" without needing to setup IIS. The main goal of this tool is to help building a repro scenario when customer can't provide one.

..." [Description leached in full]

These two utilities sound like they could be pretty useful. Two items for the utility toolbelt...

STrace appears to work with IE6, IE7 and Firefox

Tuesday, March 04, 2008

IE7Pro 2.1 Released

IE7pro for Internet Explorer 7 - IE7Pro v2.1 Released (03-03-2008)


1. Change IE7Pro icon
2. IE7Pro improved
* User config file online backup
* Add keyboard shortcut CTRL+SHIFT+Mouse hover over mediaplayer control to save media file(Support download Youtube/dailymotion/
* spellcheck improved
* inline search improved
* Crash recovery dialog changed to page
* Last session restore automatically now
* Open new window from address bar history
* User can hide commandbar of IE now
* Add support for always open popup window in new tab
* Clear url history work under vista now
* IE context menu add tab history
* Two shortcut added:
* Switch enable/disable Adblock
* Switch enable/disable MiniDM

3.MiniDM improved


The must have IE7 add-on is now at v2.1...


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Monday, February 11, 2008

Using MS Setup Custom Actions, C# Installer Class and JavaScript to add a Context Menu to IE

CodeProject - Creating and Installing Internet Explorer Context Menu using C#

"This article basically illustrates how to create an Internet Explorer context menu item upon installation using C#. Usually such projects are not standalone, and are included upon other features, but this will show a step by step guide to create one.





Now this is definitely not something innovative or out of the ordinary, but I couldn't find something similar on The Code Project, so I thought of adding it.
Additionally, this is a compilation of items I found while "Googling" here and there..."

A short, simple, yet useful project on how to use a MS Setup Project to add a IE Context menu...


(via Jason Haley - Interesting Finds: February 10, 2008)

Wednesday, January 02, 2008

IE7Pro v2.0 Released

IE7pro for Internet Explorer 7 - IE7pro v2.0 Released (02-01-2008)


1. Move to full modular version, Hope it will increase the stability
2. Add MiniDM as a simple replacement for IE default download window
3. Add hotkey CTRL+M to minimize IE windows to tray icon
4. 64bit version released ( )
5. Google sponsored search added


New IE7Pro with stability improvements, x64 version and download manager goodness...


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Tuesday, October 30, 2007

IE7Pro 1.2 Released

IE7Pro - The Easiest way to make Your Internet Explorer Professional

"Changelogs: IE7Pro 1.2 (Oct 30,2007):

1 Ad Blocker
* Rules Counter added
* Table filter added
* Support for "Contains" match
* Table filter as a separate section in the Ad Blocker rules added
* Default Ad Blocker rules updated

2 IE7Pro Menu and Preference Window
* Shortcut for "Clear Privacy" feature added
* Uninstall Plugins from the Preference Window now
* Check for updates Manually now

3 Autoform ignore parameters now

4 Support for "View Selected Source Code"


My favorite IE7 plugin, and first thing I install after IE7, has rev'ed to 1.2...

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Monday, August 13, 2007

IE7Pro v1.0 Released

IE7pro for Internet Explorer 7 - IE7pro v1.0 Released (14-08-2007)


Changelogs: IE7Pro v1.0 (14-08-2007):
1. EasyHome added
2. Hotkey full customizable now
3. Single IE instance support
4. Tab session restore function added
5. Can use hotkey to dupliate tabs
6. DEP problem solved
7. Fix autofill in iframe bugs
8. Inline search improved
9. Spell checking improved
10. Plugin system improved
11. IE6 Quick Search Added
12. Update automatic notfiy now"

The very cool, must have IE7 addin/extension, IE7Pro is now officially a v1.0...

The new EasyHome feature is pretty darn cool. It's like a thumbnail, personal, quick access, portal page. You can setup nine different sites, which are shown as thumbnails on the EasyHome page. Clicking on a site opens it in a new tab or on the current tab. Below is an example I created with a couple Microsoft sites...


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Friday, July 13, 2007

15 Second Introduction to Fiddler

15 Seconds - An Introduction to Fiddler

"Sometime when you're trying to track down a bug in a web application you need to roll your sleeves up and get your hands dirty. I was recently forced to dust off a tool I haven't used in a while to help me get to the root of a particularly nasty little problem I was having. As I was installing the latest version of the little gem, I realized that most of our visitors have probably never even heard of Fiddler. This article is an attempt to rectify that situation.


A quick and short (with lots of screenshots) introduction to Fiddler.

If you've want to check it out but don't have to the time to install it or see it in action, then take a quick look at this article...


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