Jan 152009
 

Adrian Bateman of the IE8 team has posted a video showing how to use IE8′s new XDomanRequest object to request data from a URL that is not in the current HTML page’s domain. He also shows how to make an (almost) equivalent cross-domain call in a beta build of Firefox 3.1. This makes use of [...]

Jul 282008
 

In the fall of 2006 I was wrestling with VS debugging JavaScript in IE and Venkman in Firefox teasing out problems and holes in the cross-domain channel library we were building for Windows Live and the Windows Live Contacts Control. One of the most aggrevating aspects of debugging cross-domain JavaScript is that JavaScript debuggers do not provide the same [...]

Jun 252008
 

In getting back up to speed with Silverlight, and in particular the new Silverlight 2 beta 2, I’ve been surfing through the many quickstart topics on various web sites. While skimming “Receiving Plain XML Messages with Silverlight” these words lept out at me: note: The WebClient class does not currently support cross-domain calls. Say what? [...]