Add Windows 7 Features To Your App And Get More Eyes On It Via CNet

There’s been a lot of buzz going around about getting your app onto the new Windows Phone 7.  But what about good ol’ Windows 7 itself on your PC?  It just had its first birthday with 240 MILLION licenses sold!  That’s a LOT of eyeballs.  Well, I just heard about an offer that will help get some of those eye balls on your application from my teammate Jennifer Marsman out in Michigan.  Via Jennifer…

CNET and Windows 7 are offering an amazing opportunity for software developers to be featured in a Microsoft-sponsored showcase on CNET! 

From November 1 to December 6, 2010, we're inviting CNET software developers to optimize their products for the Windows 7 operating system. To participate, incorporate at least one of the qualifying Windows 7 features and submit the updated product for consideration using this contact form.

CNetWin7OfferThe qualifying Windows 7 features are:

  • Multitouch
  • Sensors and Location
  • Location
  • Speech API
  • Ink
  • Taskbar
  • Ribbon
  • Libraries
  • Jumplists
  • Windows Presentation Foundation
  • Silverlight 4.0 (out-of-browser)
  • DirectX
  • Internet Explorer 9 Pinned Sites

A lot of these features are extremely easy to implement…jumplists can be created in a few lines of code!  This is a really great opportunity to possibly get your code featured in the Microsoft-sponsored "Optimized for Windows 7" showcase on CNET

Check out for the full details!

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