Test Guide: iAds Testing
Last Updated: 11/27/00 12:00 pm PDT
Week 2: Surfing the Net
- Flash 4.0 Support
- Improved Web Standard Support
- WMP UI Redesign
- Streaming Media
WebTV now support Flashs 4.0 - Macromedia's animation for the web. Macromedia Flash
provides media for the web (sound and animation) that users can interact with. Before
the upgrade, WebTV only supported Flash 3.
Search for site that use Flash 4.0 or lower (we need to make sure that all versions of
Flash works). Here are some examples:
Web Standard Enhancements
XML. Previews can test it by surfing the web. Try visiting all your favorites site to make
sure they work. Also, look for sites that try to do something fancy - usually those are the places
we'll find problems.
Please report all bugs through the Problem Report form and don't hesitate to ask
questions or make comments in the newsgroup.
Windows Media Player UI
Windows Media Player has a new look and feel! It's been
re-designed to be more helpful and intuitive. How does it work for
you? Take a look at the various changes. Try out all the functions and
features. Is any of it confusing? Does it do what you
think it should?
A survey regarding the new design will be released later in the
week to gather your feedback. Please submit all problem
through the Problem Report form.
To make your media experience more positive, many
behind-the-scene change have been made to enhance media
support. Let us know if you find site that doesn't work well. Also,
feel free to suggest site via the newsgroup.
Test by using any site that uses media, such as
Audio, Video or both (even if you have seen it before). Look
for movies or animation, sound clips, radio or any other types of
If you need any help or have questions, please post to the
newsgroup or contact me at
That's All Folks! (for this week)
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