Windows 7 ISV App compat drop-in clinics : week of 31st August 2009, Dublin

With the recent release to manufacture (RTM) of Window 7 now is the time for ISVs to make sure your applications are ready for Microsoft’s latest version of Windows. Over the next few months we will be running a number of Application Compatibility briefings and drop-in clinics, where we have a very high success rate…

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Windows 7 RC is Out!

For those of you who haven’t heard yet, the Windows 7 Release Candidate went public today.  This download will be made available at least until June 2009.  The 32 and 64 bit versions are available in five languages: English, German, Japanese, French and Spanish. You can pick the version you’d like & download it from…


Windows 7 ISV Remediation (App Compat) Workshops, Dublin, June 15th-19th 2009

June 15th-19th 2009 New Horizons, Strand House 22-24 Strand Street Great Dublin This is a set of half day and full day workshops where participants will have the opportunity to test their application for compatibility with the most recent publicly available version of Windows 7. You will also receive valuable guidance on how to address…

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(Free) 2 day Windows 7 Developer Training, Dublin: June 11th & 12th 2009

This instructor led training course will show developers how to build the next generation of software applications which deliver the richer application experiences and positive product discriminators that users now expect. The course will consist of approximately 50% instructor presentation (PowerPoint slides and instructor-led demonstration) and 50% hands on lab activities, which will provide students…

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New Windows 7 App Compat Resource for ISVs in Ireland / Northern Ireland

  Windows 7 is coming and excitement is building among consumers and enterprises. Therefore, as an ISV it is critical that your solution is compatible with Windows 7 – now is the right time to ensure you are ready for the Windows 7 wave. If you have a solution on either the Windows Vista or…

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App Compat – Windows 7 Partner Readiness Day – online event, May 7th 2009

Check out http://www.windowspartnerreadinessday.com/index.html and the ISV track at http://www.windowspartnerreadinessday.com/isvihv.html for a chance to learn about Windows 7 – all sessions will be recorded for viewing after the event as well…. ISV & IHV Session Information Time Topic Speaker 8:00-9:00am Keynote Brad Brooks & Rich Reynolds 9:00-9:45am Windows 7 Compatibility and Tools  Mark Rogers 9:45-10:30am Meet…

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Alpha toolkit for the Windows 7 Software Logo Program now available

The alpha toolkit for the Windows 7 Software Logo Program is now available. The toolkit provides you with a quick and agile, automated, light weight command-line tool to verify their application’s compliance against the technical requirements. The toolkit is being made available and supported through the Windows 7 Software Logo Connect site. Anyone can access…

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ISVs – Application Compatibility with Windows 7

Now that the Windows 7 Beta is here (I’ve installed it on my tablet PC, the Libraries feature is v. neat), it’s time (if you haven’t already) for ISVs to start thinking about a) application compatibility and b) building the next generation of software applications to take advantage of the new platform. I’ve listed some…

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PDC Updates So Far

The PDC, or Professional Developers Conference, is two days in and I am so jealous of all the folks that are in Los Angeles for it this week. If you’re just now tuning in, here’s a quick recap: * Monday was Cloud Computing day.  Ray Ozzie introduced Windows Azure, the operating system in the cloud,…


More PDC Announcements – Only 5 Weeks Away

By now you’ve probably heard the big news that Microsoft’s PDC (Professional Developer Conference) will be unveiling Windows 7.  This is big news, especially since they’re not just showing it off, but actually building a lot on top of it, as demonstrated by the 20+ sessions around Windows 7 content.  Not only that, but they…