Windows desktop developer center updates for 08.26.2011

We’re currently getting ready for the upcoming content releases but we do have a few new things to share. Social and Windows Developer Communities We recently integrated with all up Windows group on Facebook.  To access and like the Developer pages, click on the “More Social” or “What’s new” link then select developer from the tabs…

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[Offtopic] New PC Build

Some people spend their time and money on cars, fiending after the new models and tweaking their existing vehicle to ink a few more HP out of it.  I don’t much care about cars, I drive a Lincoln TownCar that I bought for $800 at auction, but I run and build PCs like enthusiasts at…

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Windows Desktop Developer Center Updates for 08.19.2011

Looking backWe wrote a post summarizing updates to the Windows Desktop developer center in 2010-2011.  The Building Windows 8 BlogThe Windows team has started a dialog with developers and customers to talk about how we are creating Windows and how we have reached the point where we are at today.  Read the following posts from…

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Windows Desktop Developer Center Updates for 08.12.2011

This week, we launched our new Facebook pages and we made a few tweaks to the forums.  We’re working hard on some updates that we can’t discuss in detail yet for a number of reasons but understand that we have big plans for the center in the coming months and we can’t wait to hear what…

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New Windows Developers Facebook Page

We have just released our new Facebook page that fits into the larger Windows branded Facebook presence. There are two tabs for developers, the More Social tab and the What’s New! tab.  The following mockup shows how the More Social tab looks.  This tab gives you updates from around the web and official Microsoft channels…

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Windows Desktop Developer Center Updates for 08.05.2011

This week we have had a couple minor updates to the center and have some updates to the forums on the way along with a new Facebook page that is hopefully coming next week. Forum Updates We have been working on making some updates to the Windows Desktop forums that will make it easier to…

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10 Books that could Make you a Better C++ Programmer

I just recently read a post by Programming Zen on 10 recent books that will make you a better developer. I have a few books to add to the list although these may not be as recent and that are focused to C++… making my list really 10 classic books that will make you a…

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