‘Add-in Express for Internet Explorer’ category archive

Google Apps, WiX Designer Beta 2, Add-in Express for IE and other news

During the last few month, I have patiently kept silence, though torn with the desire to share quite interesting news with you. But one thing stopped me – we were tied with the NDA signed between Add-in Express and Google... Read the rest of this entry →

Add-in Express for Internet Explorer, version 9 Beta is published

This blog is about the steps required to switch to using .NET 3.5 or any other .NET Framework in your .NET 2.0 IE add-on. The new version of Add-in Express for IE and .NET includes the following breaking changes: VS 2005 isn’t supported .NET Framework 2.0 and 3.0 are not supported (supported are .NET 3.5 [...]... Read the rest of this entry →

Please, don’t let us make your favorite IDE unsupported!

Currently we are working on new major releases and minor updates of our frameworks and tools. Just yesterday, an intense debate sparked among our team over whether we should continue to support some aged IDEs, e.g. Visual Studio 2005 and Delphi 5... Read the rest of this entry →

What's new in Add-in Express for Internet Explorer v8.1.x

Our recent release of Add-in Express for Internet Explorer has sneaked in without you even noticing. But just like autumn it was inevitable. With all the updates and changes in our market, we want our software to keep up. I will shed some light on the new features we added to the update so that you [...]... Read the rest of this entry →

Creating add-ons for IE 10 in VS 2012 using C#, VB.NET

Internet Explorer (IE) 10 is the next version of Internet Explorer from Microsoft. On Windows 8 you will have two different flavours of user interfaces; one is the traditional desktop browser application and the other a new Metro app... Read the rest of this entry →

How to create an Internet Explorer Bar for Microsoft Dynamics CRM

In today's post I'll show you how to write another integration to Dynamics CRM, only this time it is using Add-in Express for Internet Explorer and .net. We will write an add-on for Internet Explorer which will show the selected contact in Dynamics CRM's orders on an IE bar... Read the rest of this entry →

Add an image URL to Twitter from Internet Explorer programmatically

In today's post I'll demonstrate how to write an Internet Explorer add-in to add an image url to a Twitter message. I'll be using Add-in Express for Internet Explorer... Read the rest of this entry →

Video: How to create an advanced Explorer bar in Visual Studio (Owner Draw events)

When building Internet Extensions with Add-in Express for IE and .NET, one of the more popular user interface elements is the Bar. The bar extends IE's UI and provides a solid, non-intrusive, location for forms and other elements the user can access while working with Internet Explorer in their typical manner... Read the rest of this entry →

Video: How to create Advanced IE bars

When we released Add-in Express for Internet Explorer and .NET, one of the first things I wanted to do was build some extensions that included custom IE bars. I quickly learned that what I wanted to use was not IE Bars but Add-in Express Advanced IE Bars... Read the rest of this entry →

Video: Internet Explorer bar UI synchronization

Internet Explorer implements that all-too-common tab interface. Each tab contains a web page that could be closely related to something in another open tab...or it could be something different entirely. Users open lots of pages at a time... Read the rest of this entry →

Video: Developing Internet Explorer extensions, end-to-end demo

Internet Explorer is the world's most popular browser which makes it a nice target for custom solutions. Microsoft provides an IE SDK that attempts to provide you with guidance on how to build custom toolbars, menus, side bars, etc. The problem is that this SDK leaves you alone to fall into the potential pitfalls and doesn’t lend you a helping hand ... Read the rest of this entry →

Video: IE extension development made simple with Add-in Express for Internet Explorer

As the most popular browser Internet Explorer makes a nice target for solutions that extend browser functionality or that provide additional features for working with browser based content. Lucky for us developers Microsoft provides an SDK for Internet Explorer. Even luckier for us developers is that Add-in Express simplifies Internet Explorer plug-in development by providing an all-in-one framework ... Read the rest of this entry →

Adding Internet Explorer bars to IE GUI using Add-in Express

Add-in Express for Internet Explorer is yet another tool designed to make the life of developers easier. It provides you with a quick and simple way to customize Microsoft Internet Explorer. In this post I'll demonstrate how to create an explorer bar for Internet Explorer... Read the rest of this entry →

Video HowTo: Add any .net controls to Internet Explorer toolbars (VB.NET)

Besides Explorer bar and Explorer menus, I can suggest looking into one more visual thing that can be quickly customized with Add-in Express for Internet Explorer and .net. This is IE toolbars... Read the rest of this entry →

Insight of Add-in Express Loader

Add-in Express Loader is an unmanaged dll developed with the Visual C++ Active Template Library (ATL). It acts as a proxy between a host application and the real .NET library. The loader itself is never registered and it shouldn’t be. It is just specified as a dll to be loaded for managed classes ... Read the rest of this entry →

Video HowTo: Customize main and context menus in Internet Explorer (VB.NET)

Apart from Explorer bar there are a few more things that can be easily customized in Internet Explorer and today we will look into the customization of main menu and context menus. Yes, you can modify them by adding your own menu items... Read the rest of this entry →

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