Revision of Windows 7 Developer Guide

The Windows 7 platform makes it easy for developers to create engaging, user-friendly applications by providing familiar tools and rich development features that allow them to take advantage of the latest PC capabilities. The 46-page white paper summarizes key development features of Windows 7 and links to technical details of each feature at the MSDN…

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A Lap Around Microsoft Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server 2010

Wondering what’s coming in the next version of Visual Studio? Come learn how Visual Studio 2010 advances developer productivity with new tools for application debugging, and designers for key technologies such as Sharepoint. See how the new modeling tools allow you to explore application structure while validating that implemented code conforms with architectural design. Finally,…

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BuzzTap – Tapping into Fresh Sports News with IE8

BuzzTap (www.buzztap.com), has built a aggregated sporting news engine, and allows people to consume via a traditional web site and Twitter feeds. This staff looked at how Internet Explorer 8 could enhance their efforts, immediately jumped into action, and created a unique set of IE8 add-on’s. The results are web slices for every major sports…

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Silverlight 4 – Review of all the Cool New Features

Check-out this comprehensive blog post by Tim Heuer – who outlines all the cool new SL4 features announced at the PDC in November – with links to videos and code samples to help you get started with each new capability.  Here is a link to his complete blog post: http://timheuer.com/blog/archive/2009/11/18/whats-new-in-silverlight-4-complete-guide-new-features.aspx Here is a list of…

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ARCast.TV – Albert Pascual on how he built GeoTwitter

ARCast.TV – Albert Pascual on how he built GeoTwitter Brian H. Prince sits down with Albert Pascual at the MVP summit to talk about how he built GeoTwitter.org. Brina and Albert talk about how Albert designed his system to leverage multiple mapping engines and discuss what GeoRSS is, and why you might use it. Source is…

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Securing REST-Based Services with Access Control Service

December 22, 2009 at 11:00am – 12:30pm PST Securing REST-Based Services with Access Control Service Presenter: Michele Leroux Bustamante Abstract: The Access Control Service (ACS), part of Windows Azure platform AppFabric, makes it easy to secure REST-based services using a simple set of standard protocols. In addition to enabling secure calls to REST-based services from…

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Windows 7 Books for Developers and Administrators

Microsoft Press has recently released "Introducing Windows 7 for Developers". Samples are presented in C++ and C# managed code. See the table of contents below. 1 Welcome to Windows 7 2 Integrate with the Windows 7 Taskbar: Basic Features 3 Integrate with the Windows 7 Taskbar: Advanced Features 4 Organize My Data: Libraries in Windows…

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PDC09 – Session, Video and PPT List by Greg Duncan

Greg Duncan has cleverly put together a page that lists the PDC09 sessions with links to videos and PowerPoint’s. Way to go Greg!     Technorati Tags: PDC09,Greg Duncan,Videos,Sessions,PPT,Silverlight,Windows Azure,VS2010      

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Windows 7 Touch Deep Dive Session at PDC09

Check out Reed Townsend’s Windows 7 touch deep dive session at PDC. This session is targeted at developers interested in building touch-optimized experiences. Plenty of C++ code. You can watch the presentation online or download the presentation file (ppt) and video here. Technorati Tags: Windows 7,Multitouch,PDC09

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Building Amazing Business Applications with Silverlight 4, RIA Services and Visual Studio 2010

RIA Services is a set of end-to-end experiences that makes it as easy to build Silverlight based n-tier applications as it is to build traditional 2 tier apps – some would say that it’s basically the new paradigm for client-server development in the 21st century… RIA Services focuses on writing n-tier apps by treating them…

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