Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Re: Django Development environment

On Aug 31, 1:16 pm, Jani Tiainen <> wrote:
> On 08/28/2011 12:31 PM, Simon Connah wrote:
> > On 28 Aug 2011, at 04:41, Sam Walters wrote:
> >> Debug client-side:
> >> firebug, yslow, a windows computer with ie7
> > Rather than using a separate computer with IE 7 I tend to just spin up an Amazon EC2 instance running Windows Server 2003 or Windows Server 2008 for a couple of hours. It makes everything so much easier when it comes to testing.
> Or you can always download "Internet Explorer Application Compatibility
> VPC Image" [1] images from Microsoft directly.
> (there are IE6 - IE9 images available) for testing websites. Very useful
> with VirtualBox.
> [1]

I thought it took a bit of work to get those VPC images to work with
VirtualBox. The last time I looked they were tied to Virtual PC
(virtual) hardware, and had activation issues with VirtualBox. Has
that changed?

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> Jani Tiainen

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