Internet Explorer Technical Articles

As of December 2011, this topic has been archived. As a result, it is no longer actively maintained. For more information, see Archived Content. For information, recommendations, and guidance regarding the current version of Internet Explorer, see IE Developer Center.

The list below contains Internet Explorer-related technical articles in alphabetical order.

View article list, ordered by publication date.


07/2003 Accessible Images, Image Format Converter, and More

03/2000 Accessing Recordsets over the Internet

02/2005 ActiveX Privileges, Making Icon Files, Sticky Sessions, and More

11/2004 ADO.NET Joins, HTML to XHTML, ASP.NET ViewState, and More

10/2002 Allowing ASP in IIS 6.0, Sorting XML Elements, SSL and Navigation, and More

02/2004 ANSI Chars in XML, E-commerce Architecture, and More

11/2005 ASP.NET Session State, Validation, DataGrids, and More

04/2002 Auto Downloads, Accessing XML, Opening Multiple Windows, and More


08/2000 Beyond Print Preview: Customization for Internet Explorer 5.5

05/2005 Beyond Print Preview 2: The Continuing Adventures of Internet Explorer 5.5 Print Customization

01/2001 Binary Behaviors in Internet Explorer 5.5

01/1999 Browser Helper Objects: The Browser the Way You Want It

03/2000 Build an Easy Maintenance Intranet Site: Using Office Docs, File System Object, and OLE Structured Storage

07/2003 Build Flexible, Lightweight XML-Based Images for ASP.NET Using Scalable Vector Graphics

07/2000 Building a Custom Data Grid: Performing Ad Hoc Web Reporting with a VBScript 5.0 Class Object


01/2005 Caching and Expiration, Connection Pools, and More

09/2004 Caching Transforms, Connection Sharing, and More

12/2000 Client-side Cookies, Unchecking Checkboxes, Toolbar, WebBrowser Control, and More

09/2000 Client-side Environment for ASP Pages

10/2000 Client-side Environment for ASP Pages--Part 2

11/1996 Colors: The Safety Palette

11/1996 Colors: The Safety Palette Color Picker

04/2003 Consuming a DataSet in ASP.NET, XML and SQL, and More

03/1999 Control Your Cache, Speed up Your Site

07/2007 Creating Add-ons for Internet Explorer: Customizing Menus

07/2007 Creating Add-ons for Internet Explorer: Toolbar Buttons

06/2000 Creating and Optimizing Performance for XML Document/View Web Applications


01/2006 DataGridView

03/2005 Data Integrity Over HTTP, IIS Credentials, DataGrids, and More

02/2003 Data Shredding, Updating the Status Bar, and More

03/2001 Detecting Security Settings, Printing from the WebBrowser Control, Hiding the Print Button, and More

01/2001 Digital Dashboards: Web Parts Integrate with Internet Explorer and Outlook to Build Personal Portals

05/2000 Displaying Processing Messages, Accessing File Size and Bandwidth, and Debugging ASP

01/2004 DTS Follow-up, Web Services, Access Over the Network, and More


12/2000 Element Behaviors in Internet Explorer 5.5

04/2000 Exchanging Data Over the Internet Using XML

11/2000 Extend the WSH Object Model with Custom Objects

05/2000 Extending HTML with Custom Tags


01/2005 Fiddler PowerToy - Part 1: HTTP Debugging

06/2005 Fiddler PowerToy - Part 2: HTTP Performance

06/2003 Font Sizing, Internationalization in JScript, and More

07/2000 Go Global: Designing Your ASP-based Web Site to Support Globalization

03/2004 Hard Drive Security, Comparing Two Versions of a DB, and More SQL

07/2002 HTML Table Control, WindowClosing Event, Numerous ActiveX Controls, and More


03/2003 IDs as Anchors, Preventing Search, and More

04/2001 Image Map Tooltips, Mouseover Effects, Script Execution Order, XML Schemas, and More

08/2001 Include Files, ActiveX DLLs, Target a Window in JScript, Cancel a Form Submission, and More

06/2000 Info on the Go: Wireless Internet Database Connectivity with ASP, XML, and SQL Server

09/2003 InfoPath Back End, WSH Script Signing, and More


04/2004 JScript Leaks, Getting the XmlDataDocument, and ASPX Includes

11/2001 A Look at Usability

10/2005 Low-Level Web App UI Test Automation


02/1999 Mailing Lists and Newsgroups

09/1998 Make That Text Dance

06/1998 Microsoft Mailing List User's Group

09/2005 Microsoft Phishing Filter

11/2002 Mobile Internet Toolkit versus Smart Device Extensions, SSL Glitch Again, and More

12/2001 Multiple Entry Points, Optimizing JScript


06/2001 Navigating Backwards, Ditching the Frameset, Referencing XML Nodes, and More

01/2002 Navigation, Clickthroughs, Debugging, and More

03/2002 Node Lookups, Automatic Downloads, Get Node Names, XPath Expressions, and More


07/2001 Office Chart Control, Opening Windows in ASP, Getting a Referred URL, and More

06/2005 Online Carpentry: Crafting a New MSDN Table of Contents

06/2005 Online Carpentry: Refinishing Your Table of Contents

11/2000 Onstop, Connecting to SQL with ASP, Hiding Images, Passing Values from a Control


08/2004 Page Ready State, DataGrid Row Deletion, and More

08/2002 Passing XML to SQL Server, Document.write on Resize, Transformations on the Fly, and More

07/2004 Pop-Ups, Encrypting an ADO.NET Data Stream, and More

01/2001 Printing from a Web Page, Screen Scraping, Origin of an HTTP Request, and More

09/2000 The Programmable Web: Web Services Provides Building Blocks for Microsoft .NET Framework


01/2003 Real-World Load Testing Tips to Avoid Bottlenecks When Your Web App Goes Live

10/2004 Refreshing Web Pages, Spyware, Group Policy, and More

01/2003 Releasing Memory in JScript, Bulkload Problems, and More

05/2004 Request Timeouts, Byte Array Conversion, and More

07/1998 Reusing Internet Explorer and the WebBrowser Control: An Array of Options


04/2006 Stronger Default Security Settings for Script Access to Clipboard

10/2003 Schema From a DataSet, Exporting SQL Data to Excel, and More

02/2001 Scripting Interoperability, Login Control on a Web Farm, Custom Refreshes, App Servers, and More

09/2002 Scripting Security

11/2003 Secure Passwords, Nested XML, and More

08/2000 Sending E-mail from Forms, Database Solutions, Web Site Planning

09/2005 Smart Navigation, ASP.NET Project Structure, and More

05/2003 Storing SQL Data, URL Query Length, and More

06/2000 Switch Focus Between Frames, Connect a Web Page to a Database


10/2000 Taming the Stateless Beast: Managing Session State Across Servers on a Web Farm

09/2000 Targeting Frames, Hidden Fields, Dropdown Menu Positioning, and Distilling Other Web Sites

05/2001 TextAreas, AutoComplete Dropdown Box, JScript Garbage Collection, Caching, and More

02/2002 Threading in MSXML, Sorting XML, Order-by, Changing Mouse Pointer, and More


06/2005 Understanding and Solving Internet Explorer Leak Patterns

01/2006 Understanding and Working in Protected Mode Internet Explorer

07/2000 Using a DTC to Submit a Form, Using Word in a Web Page, Sending E-mail from Forms

10/2000 Using WinInet for File Transfer, MSDN Tree Control, The Web-safe Palette

12/2003 Virtual Directories, Releasing DB Connections, and More

06/2004 Visual Studio 2005, HTC Memory Problems, and More


03/2000 Web Page Design Tips, Digital Dashboard, Screen Scraper Alternatives, and More

07/2005 Web Page Layout, Quirks Mode, and More

08/2003 Who Called the Script?, Concatenating Binary Files, and More

12/2004 Windowed and Windowless Elements, Cookie Characters, and More

04/2000 Windows Script Host, Dropdown Menus, ASP-to-HTML, and More


05/2002 XML Data Islands, Updategrams, Stored Procedures, and More

10/2001 XML to HTML, Editable Dropdown List, Sending Large XML Files to SQL, Streaming Media, and More

06/2002 XML Security Questions

09/2001 XPath, XML Notepad, Data Islands, Case Sensitivity, XSL, and More

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