Get the inside scoop on the Vista Bridge Samples

I’m thrilled to report that Jeff Chrisope has finally resumed blogging! Jeff is leading the development efforts for the Vista Bridge samples.  What are the Vista Bridge samples? The Vista Bridge samples are a set of samples that ship with the Windows SDK. These samples illustrate techniques for interoping with Windows Vista native APIs, and for designing…

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Windows Desktop Search 3.0 Released

Windows Desktop Search (WDS) 3.0 has been released to the web. You can download it from one of the following links (depending on your OS version): Windows Desktop Search 3.0 RTW for Windows XP (KB917013) Windows Desktop Search 3.0 RTW for Windows XP x64 Edition (KB917013) Windows Desktop Search 3.0 RTW for Windows Server 2003…

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UAC Distilled

As I mentioned in an earlier post (New UAC Whitepaper Released), the UAC team recently published a very detailed whitepaper that covers everything you could every want or need to know about UAC from a developer perspective. I typically begin all my Windows Vista presentations with a discussion of User Account Control (UAC), and I thought I’d share my condensed…

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EMEA Windows Vista Readiness Tour Content

I recently participated in the first three stops of an EMEA Windows Vista and IE7 Readiness tour, specifically, I presented at events in Cairo, Madrid, and Copenhagen.  I then presented a somewhat extended version of the content at an ISV briefing in Reading, UK. It was a truly awesome experience – big thanks to everyone who attended! (And apologies…

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