Lebewohl, Vista! Man war unfair zu Dir…

Hi… ich hatte gerade in der U-Bahn von der Discuss&Discover ein interessantes Gespräch. Wieder mal jemand, der nix gutes zu Vista zu sagen hatte, obwohl er es nie wirklich benutzt hatte. Armes, Vista! Das war dein Schicksal. Für mich war Vista ein Developer-Release von Windows. So viele Neuigkeiten für den Techie, gab es selten. Manche…

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Count Down to Windows 7

Hi… Oliver Scheer has a little count down running… A news a day for Windows 7… CU there … www.my-msdn.de/7×7 0xff

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Untold Tales of Windows

Hi… recently I had a discussion with students around computer science. Suddenly I became aware: There are some untold tales of Windows. Maybe I should start to do something about it;-) The Tale of the OS Builder Let us assume for a moment we are designers of an operating system. Our operating system has one…

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Jet Blue is still alive or in the need of DBS

Hi… most US citizens see in the term Jet Blue the airline. Some others (like me) remember there was something called Jet Blue and Jet Red…remember?? Jet – A database engine So JET – once for Joint Engine Technology – was a database engine used within a lot of MS products. Access is certainly the…

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IE 8 is RCed

Hi… problably you noticed IE8 is RCed. As in every project getting into stage RC is a very important step. So I found this Channel9 clip very interesting Inside IE 8 RC1 with Dean Hachamovitch and Jason Upton Jason is an interesting person showing how the team works behind IE. For me it is a…

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Windows 7 – Loved Feature #2: RSS Backgrounds

Hi… it is a feature which will be loved by Photo-Enthusiasts, Parents, Grand-Parents, Marketing Guys from large brands, but also from smaller brands… The ability to feed backgrounds into your Win 7 desktop by using RSS feeds. Check it out here http://www.istartedsomething.com/20090126/rss-powered-windows-7-desktop-slideshows/ CU 0xff

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Dear Developer, get prepared for Windows 7 ;-)

Hi… the good news is: If you know Vista, you know the most about Windows 7. At least from a developer perspective. Several features burried inside of Vista are to be really used in Windows 7. So, no new driver model and stuff like this. The good and bad news is: Well, there is some…

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