October 2009 Entries

Google’s Chrome Frame in Windows IE8 issues

I received an invitation to Google’s Wave yesterday (I have no idea why) and so I went immediately to go check it out. One of the first things I ran into was the suggestion by Google that I install Chrome Frame, so I did. I then accessed Google Wave fine, but didn’t really do too much. Today, I noticed while doing my typical browsing (using multiple tabs in IE8) that when I’d close a TAB, it wouldn’t close. It’d stay open for what seemed like minutes (I didn’t clock it) before finally closing. Then ......

History of Microsoft SharePoint

The Microsoft SharePoint team put together a very good blog post detailing the history of SharePoint. They posted it on Monday, October 5, 2009, just a couple of weeks before the big SharePoint 2010 announcements they’ll be making at the SharePoint Conference. My own history with SharePoint, going back to a proof of concept I did with SharePoint Portal Server 2001, isn’t nearly as happy as they describe. What I do remember from eight years ago, was some of the very odd UI that it had. (I think this ......

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