How do I Test Internet Explorer 10 Touch Behavior Without a Touch Device?

For browsing, IE 10 provides a great touch experience with the Metro style browser. If you don’t have touch enabled hardware available, here’s a quick way to simulate touch behavior to test your site. Visual Studio Simulator Visual Studio Express 2012 is designed for writing Metro Style apps. It includes a very nice “slate” simulator….

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Windows 7 Touch Development Sessions from TechEd

I had the opportunity to go to TechEd North America 2011 in Atlanta this year. Channel 9 has made all the sessions from TechEd available on their website.  Now you can listen to Ben Farmer and me discuss Windows 7 multitouch development. In the Windows 7 Touch Application Development: Selecting the Right Platform presentation, I…

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Developing a Native Win32 Application for Windows 7 Touch

In a previous post, I discussed pros and cons of different development platforms for Windows 7 touch applications. In this post, I’ll continue elaborating on each development environment  and discuss common development considerations and issues for a touch application when using native C++.  If you haven’t read the Windows Touch Guidance whitepaper, please review this…

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Developing a WPF Application for Windows 7 Touch

In my previous post, I discussed pros and cons of different development platforms for Windows 7 touch applications. In this post, my goal is to discuss common development considerations and issues for a touch application when using WPF.  If you haven’t read the Windows Touch Guidance whitepaper, please review this document for good general guidance…

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Development Platforms for Windows 7 Touch

If you are planning on developing a Windows 7 Touch application, you may be wondering what development platform is the right choice for your application. Reviewing your requirements for your application and picking the right platform before you start can help you avoid roadblocks and design around limitations.  Each development platform that is enabled for…

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Developing for Windows Touch? Windows Touch Guidance Document Now Available

Did you know Windows 7 has built in multi-touch API’s? Have you been wondering how to convert your current application to be touch enabled? Perhaps you want to develop the next cool slate PC app? Maybe you would like to start developing for touch but are wondering how to get started in C++, Silverlight, or…

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