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 with the desktop developer center although we are working hard on a new Facebook presence. We should have more details announced next week.
Going Native: The C++ Renaissance
This week, Channel 9 launched the GoingNative channel. This new channel will focus on how developers can use C++ as a language tool for creating great applications and the best practices for native development. The following links summarize new content in the C++ development world.
- Kate Gregory Blogs about GoingNative on Channel 9
- #AltDevBlogADay wrote about alternatives to malloc and new
- The Visual C++ Developer Center refreshed its Developing Windows Applications in C++ page