Windows Desktop Developer Center Updates for 07.29.2011

Use This Not This We wrote a brief post on APIs that have changed since Vista that may affect applications.  This post was created based on input from our support team around common gotchas that they are seeing from developers and is really targeted to legacy applications. Developer Center Updates Nothing significant has changed recently…

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Use this not this: APIs that changed for Vista and later

The recommendations this week have come in from the support team and the following list is things that aren’t recommend for targeting versions of Windows later than Vista but that developers occasionally will use. Internet Connection Sharing APIs Don’t use the Internet Connection Sharing APIs in versions of Windows later than Vista.  The APIs do not…

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Windows Desktop Developer Center Updates for 07.22.2011

Over the course of this week, we have been working hard on some new social developer content that may or may not be launching next week 🙂 A reminder, we make announcements to the Windows Developer Twitter Account and Windows Developer Facebook Page follow us if you want to get our announcements.   We’ll be sure to share links…

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Windows Developer Center Updates for 07.15.2011

This week, we made some progress on reorganizing the developer center and we had some great discussions with developers about what is and isn’t working with MSDN documentation. Upcoming Updates to the Learn Tab content From a post earlier this week… The following is an intermediate revision to the TOC, there will be more to…

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Reorganizing the Windows Desktop Developer Center…

We’re moving right along with updates to the developer center and it seems like a good time to share the reorganized learn structure: The following is an intermediate revision to the TOC, there will be more to come as we keep getting better at this! +Windows Development Learning Topics  +Learn Windows by Feature (not yet published)      -…

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Windows Developer Center Updates for 07.08.2011

This week, we have the following changes / updates on the center: We released a translation of the Windows Touch Developer guide in Spanish.  New changes coming soon to the developer center home and learn tabs, finally 🙂  The ratings control is working and we’re getting your feedback!  Windows Touch Developer Guide The Spanish subsidiary of Windows…

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Windows Desktop Developer Center Updates for 07.01.2011

This week, we made some revisions to the power management learning path. Interest in the Build conference has continued to grow!  Power Management Updates The following video was added to the learning page: We also fixed the link to the video, The Importance of Making your Applications Energy Smart. Build Conference Updates Just a friendly reminder…. At…

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