Author news: Russinovich and free Windows 7 Developer Boot Camp at PDC09


Good morning, everybody. Here’s a quick note about a free offering at PDC09:

Just announced – a free Windows 7 Developer Boot Camp on November 16, open to PDC09 attendees and non-attendees.  Registered attendees can secure their spot by updating their registration record (contact with questions).  Space is limited, so spread the word with your customers, partners and developer communities today!

Windows 7 Developer Boot Camp

Jump-start your Windows 7 experience by joining some of the top Windows 7 engineers, including Mark Russinovich, Landy Wang, and Arun Kishan, for an intense, high quality training session. Whether you are looking to create more performant, reliable, or secure applications, or you are an application developer looking to leapfrog past your competition, this FREE Boot Camp can get you from zero to hero in less than eight hours!

This fast-paced Windows 7 marathon will cover it all:

» Kernel  and architectural improvements

» New shell integration points: taskbar, libraries, and search

» Applied tips for getting the most out of today’s hardware with the sensor & location platform, multitouch, and the new graphics libraries (Direct2D, DirectX 11) that take advantage of the GPU

Whether you’re a C++, C# or Visual Basic developer, building a .NET or a Win32 application, we’ll give you actionable tips to get the most out of the Windows platform.

If you aren’t attending PDC09 but you want to attend the Windows 7 Developer Boot Camp, register here to reserve a spot: The session code is WKSP08.

And here’s another PDC09 tidbit:


Are your customers and partners enrolled in the Metro Early Adoption  or BizSpark programs?  For a limited time, we’re offering a $500 discount to participants in these programs.  Metro and BizSpark participants should contact the PDC09 registration desk ( for eligibility verification and to receive their discount code. 
This offer expires on Oct 13.

Comments (3)
  1. Aleksey says:

    Can’t register for the Boot Camp only – always get the paid event added.

    How to enter the session code?

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