Apr 042013

Recently I developed an HTML+Javascript based application that embedded the Internet Explorer browser control on the Windows platform.

MFC (in my case VC++ 2005) makes this task quite easy – so it seems. Just create a dialog-based application using the wizard, add the web browser ActiveX control to your dialog, call Navigate() on your browser object and you are done. This is described in many tutorials on the web, so I won’t go further into this.

At first everything looked fine, but when I opened the HTML in standalone IE, my Javascript (jQuery) menu was animated much more fluid compared to the embedded IE.

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