NiXPS: now with PDF and SVG

From NiXPS: NiXPS View v2.6.1 now features PDF export. NiXPS Edit can now export XPS pages to SVG, and has a new interactive text editing tool which greatly facilitates text corrections.

Browser Tab Roundup

What with Windows 7 Beta and the work in TC46 things have been a little busy recently, and my nice to do list is getting rather long. Here’s a quick sweep from the list of “things to look at when you have a spare moment” that I might, or might not, blog about depending on…

Ben on XPS and OPC

Ben on the XPS and OPC APIs.

Windows 7 Beta SDK

Here’s the link to the Microsoft Windows SDK for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 3.5 SP1: BETA download.

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Windows 7 Beta MSDN Library Content Available

The content team has published Windows 7 SDK documentation for some of the Win32 APIs in the Windows 7 beta. Of particular interest: Packaging XPS Documents XPS Digital Signatures Direct2D DirectWrite Although I’m off to try out the sensor API… Enjoy

MSDN Code Gallery for XPS

The code gallery for the XPS APIs in Windows 7 is now live on MSDN. The gallery has three code samples for using the new APIs: Basics of working with XPS Documents: loading, modifying and saving. Rollup: combing content from different documents. Flow Text: using the text capabilities exposed by DirectWrite to generate fixed layout…


Windows Server 2008 R2 Beta

In addition to Windows 7 beta, there’s also a beta available for Windows Server 2008 R2. Details on the Windows Server 2008 page.


Windows 7 Beta

For those that have been asking… the Windows 7 beta is now available via MSDN and TechNet subscriptions. There is also a public beta, for details see this post from Brandon on the WindowsTeamBlog. Here’s a quick snap of the specification in the Windows 7 viewer: Enjoy