Programming the Task Bar in Windows 7 with WPF 4 Article Series

Last week we published an article by VB MVP Alessandro Del Sole on how to utilize a cool Windows 7 Task Bar feature from WPF. Well this week we published another one on Jump Lists and Ale has promised to deliver even more! So yesterday we added a dedicated page to the Visual Basic Developer… Read more

Community Article: Programming the Task Bar in Windows 7 with WPF 4, Part One – Thumbnail Buttons

This week we published an article by VB MVP Alessandro Del Sole on how to utilize a cool Windows 7 Task Bar feature from WPF. You can use WPF 4 to specify thumbnail buttons that appear for your app when people hover over it in the Windows 7 Taskbar. Ale also shows the basics of… Read more

Setting up Windows 7 for Office & SharePoint 2010 Beta Development

So I decided to get my Windows 7 laptop installed with all the latest public Betas this week which includes Visual Studio Beta 2, SharePoint 2010 Beta and Office 2010 Beta. I had been using internal builds and thought it would be better to get in sync with everyone else in the community. I have… Read more

“Moving in” to Windows 7: My Favorite Features & Some Tips on Setup

Last week I installed Windows 7 Enterprise on my main laptop – a Lenovo T60p ThinkPad. I was up in Redmond and MSIT made it available via a super-easy network boot that installs Office Enterprise, all the IT-required software like anti-virus, and all the drivers you need automatically. (I can’t say enough great things about… Read more

MSDN Subscribers, Come and Get Windows 7 Today!

Window 7 is available to MSDN subscribers today! My friend is so excited she pinged me in IM and told me she was refreshing her browser all morning on MSDN’s home page until the headline showed up. LOL! Everyone is so excited maybe that’s why Twitter went down today and made the morning local news…. Read more