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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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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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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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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