One reason to choose IE8

Written by Ingmar Verheij on December 30th, 2009. Posted in Internet Explorer

I’ve found at least one good reason to choose Internet Explorer 8 as your favorite browser:
Internet Explorer 8

Does this prove there is such thing as bad publicity?

Ingmar Verheij

Encrypted pages (HTTPS / SSL) are unable to export to local applications

Written by Ingmar Verheij on November 4th, 2009. Posted in Internet Explorer

Internet based applications can be used to export content to a local application. Usually this is done by exporting the content to a format which is commonly used, like .PDF (Adobe Reader), .XLS (Microsoft Excel) or .DOC (Microsoft Word).

When the data is exported the user is confronted with a dialog which allows the user to open or save the document. In this dialog the content type is already shown (because of the file type association), an indication most of the tasks are processed in a correct order. The dialog could look like this (in dutch):
Right result