Windows 7 SDK Setup: common installation issues and fixes

I just posted a blog entry over the Windows SDK blog that gives an insight into several causes and solutions to fix Windows SDK for Windows 7 installation issues. You can read the full entry here. 

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Windows api Code Pack Aka. Windows Bridge v1.0 is now released

The Windows® API Code Pack for Microsoft® .NET Framework provides a source code library that can be used to access some new Windows 7 features (and some existing features of older versions of Windows operating system) from managed code. These Windows features are not available to developers today in the .NET Framework. The individual features…

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Windows Bridge A.K.A Windows API Code Pack v0.90 Now Live

The v0.90 release of Windows API Code Pack for Microsoft .NET Framework is now live on Code Gallery.   Features added in this release are  DirectX – D3D10.1/10.0, D2D 1.0, DirectWrite and Windows Imaging Component Taskbar – Tabbed Thumbnail and Thumbnail Toolbar Power Management Application Restart and Recovery Command Link System defined Shell icons Network List…

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RELEASE: Windows API Code Pack for Microsoft .NET Framework (v0.85)

The Windows® API Code Pack for Microsoft® .NET Framework provides a source code library that can be used to access new Windows 7 features (and some related Windows Vista features) from managed code. These features are not available to developers today in the .NET Framework. The features included in this version (v0.85) of the library…

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Released: Windows SDK for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 3.5 SP1: RC

The Windows SDK for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 3.5 SP1: Release Candidate has been released in both ISO and Web Setup format.  Web setup allows you to install a specific subset of the SDK you select without having to download the entire SDK; whereas the DVD ISO setup allows you to download the entire…

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Windows 7 logo key – Keyboard Shortcuts

Windows logo key keyboard shortcuts The following table contains keyboard shortcuts that use the Windows logo key . Press this key To do this Windows logo key Open or close the Start menu Windows logo key +Pause Display the System Properties dialog box Windows logo key +D Display the desktop Windows logo key +M Minimize…

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10 Interesting links for Developers Last Week

This post at Ctrl+F5 includes 10 links from all over the web last week that are interesting for Developers, more biased towards web developers. Read more on Ctrl+F5 here.

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Uninstalling Windows SDK for Windows Server 2008 and .NET Framework 3.5

Developers will not be able to uninstall Windows SDK for Windows Server 2008 without having Install Sources available Web Setup: Users who installed using Websetup, will be able to Uninstall if they have network connection available. ISO Install: Users who installed by exploding Windows SDK For Windows Server 2008 ISO, will have to explode again…

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Adding replay button to Expression Encoder 2 SP1 Silverlight 2.0 media templates

There are several other articles describing how to edit Silverlight 2.0 templates shipped with Expression encoder 2.0 SP1.  These are some MSDN article explaining this here and here. I am assuming that you have already opened your Encoder media template in Visual Studio. After opening the template in Visual Studio 1. Navigate to the MediaPlayer…

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