Microsoft publicly revealed the IE/Edge team’s size: ~300 people in an article with some fun profiles of a few of them: http://microsoftjobsblog.com/team-shapes-the-future-of-internet-browsing-with-microsoft-edge/. Of course, my favorite profile story remains Zeke’s.
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History The new UI of Internet Explorer 7 included a dedicated search box adjacent to the address bar, like the then-new Firefox. As IE7 was built between 2004 and 2006, Microsoft didn’t have a very credible entry into the search engine market—Bing wouldn’t appear until 2009. The IE team made a wise decision in supportContinue reading “OpenSearch”
Over on Twitter today, there’s a trending hashtag #HonoringWebFolk, started by the very honorable Molly E. Holzschlag. My feed is full of friends, colleagues, acquaintances, and folks I’ve yet to meet expressing their gratitude to “unsung leaders” for their contributions to the web. Of course, some of the folks being honored aren’t exactly unsung, butContinue reading “On Appreciation”