Windows Desktop Developer Center Updates for 06.24.2011

This week we refined and integrated the new code gallery into the developer center. We also made some improvements to the search refinements on the developer center. New Code Gallery The new Windows Desktop Developer Center code gallery, which should now appear under the samples tab in the center, has been skinned to have the…

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Windows Desktop Developer Center Updates for 06.17.2011

The following things happened this week: Kinect SDK released New Code Gallery created for Windows Desktop Developer Center The C++ Renaissance continues! Kinect SDK for WindowsA brief link/news roundup: Kinect SDK Release information on Windows Next Download the SDK Beta Learn about Kinect Features Get started with Kinect development and read code walkthroughs Download the Kinect…

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Windows Desktop Developer Center Updates for 06.10.2011

Not many updates this week, the following changes happened on the developer center: No ads on the center! New code gallery filters are just around the corner Use this not this for this week No ads on the centerLast week, our publishing and hosting team updated all of the developer centers to have advertisements (banners…

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Use this not this: Logging / Event Tracing

For logging, we’d  like you to use Event Tracing for Windows (ETW) instead of creating your own.  There are several reasons: ETW is fast—probably faster than most custom solutions that are implemented as part of an app Good tools support with Xperf, Windows Performance Toolkit, and so on. Traces are stored in kernel buffer—any traces…

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Windows Desktop Developer Center Updates for the week of 06.03.2011

A couple cool things happened this week: Steven Sinofsky gave a brief preview of the next version of Windows at D9 and announced //BUILD The Windows 7 developer guide was updated  I also have a fresh “use this not that” section for Touch. ‘Windows 8’  Developer Preview Jenson’s video shows it the best:  Try and…

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