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  • Blog Post: 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 better C++ developer J . Some...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: Challenges Developers Face while Developing with Microsoft, or, How Microsoft expects Developers to learn.

    After publishing a recent post, I got some feedback from developers that I have seen a number of times. “What is up with the scarce documentation that always shows up when I end up on MSDN?” This is the common plight of the Microsoft developer – they have just started developing or...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: 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 Windows A brief link/news roundup: Kinect SDK Release information on Windows Next Download the SDK Beta ...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: Windows Developer Center Roundup for 04.22.2011

    Last week, I was out, apologies for losing my cadence with the roundups. Anyways, this week has been huge! We have finished updating a number of the pages for the dev center so let us know what you think. Without further ado, the list is as follows: Windows Application Compatibility Learn about...
  • Blog Post: My first Screencast Series covering Windows Touch in C++/Win32 is Live!

    A few months ago, I worked on some very simple samples that demonstrate how to program Windows touch applications in Win32 using GDI for drawing and C++ as the underlying programming language. C++ Source code accompanying the Windows Touch Screencasts is available on code gallery. Appologies for the...
  • Blog Post: Windows Developer Roundup for 03.04.2011

    This week, a couple new samlpes were unleashed into the wild and some updates to some sample documentation also have been released. We have been making some headway on improvements to the developer center in an effort to make it easier to find the resources that developers want, need, or are looking...
  • Blog Post: Windows Touch Game Programming in DirectX 10

    My CodeProject Entries In late 2009, Ian Backlund and I released a game we were working on that showcased Windows Touch. You can download the sample associated with this project on the Code Gallery page for Windows Touch Game Programming in DirectX 10 . The following post is just a re-release...
  • Blog Post: Windows Developer Center Updates for 02/18/2011

    This week, I published a blog post on Windows Touch: 3D Manipulation and Custom Gestures in C++ . In that post I covered some interesting nuances with WIndows Touch that Reed Townsend showcased at PDC 2009. The first key point was creating a "WM_TOUCH message sliding window" which averages touch messages...
  • Blog Post: Custom Gestures for 3D Manipulation Using Windows Touch in C++

    My CodeProject Entries My CodeProject Entries At PDC 2009, Reed Townsend presented some very exciting multitouch samples in a presentation: Windows Touch Deep Dive. The following video shows the presentation: This blog post covers the code behind the custom 3D manipulations...
  • Blog Post: Creating Windows Touch Control Frameworks in C++ (PhotoStrip)

    My CodeProject Entries At PDC 2009, Reed Townsend presented some very exciting multitouch samples in a presentation: Windows Touch Deep Dive. The following video shows the presentation: Many customers have been asking about how to properly handle multiple window...
  • Blog Post: Windows Developer Center Updates for 1/21/2010

    This week, we published a new whitepaper and produced a short video on building C++ projects using only the Windows SDK. Power Management Whitepaper We published the case study: Adobe Flash Player gets Energy Smart to the Windows Power Management learning path. This case study shows how Adobe adopted...
  • Blog Post: Windows Developer News for the week of Oct 1st

    The following content is new for this week: New Hilo article released Power Management Guidelines added to the Windows Team Blog Learn to Program for Windows Module 4: User Input Browse Windows Developer Content by Resource Type updated on the Windows Developer Center New Content...
  • Blog Post: Windows Developer News for the week of Aug. 8th, 2010

    This week has been a rather eventful week. Lots of releases and updates were announced and published. The Direct Compute Series lecture: DirectCompute 210: GPU Optimizations and Performance was featured on Channel 9. James Fung, a Developer from NVIDIA, has been answering comments in the feed. If...
  • Blog Post: Hilo Chapter 3 is now live!

    The third Chapter of the Hilo browser article series has gone live today. In this chapter, the Hilo team discusses the technology decisions that they made while they were developing their application. In summary, they cover: Choosing the programming language for applications Choosing the development...
  • Blog Post: Windows Summit 2010 Software track goes online today!

    The Windows Summit 2010 is a special event designed for hardware and software designers, developers, and engineers. Originally, this event was going to be held on the Microsoft Campus in Redmond. To make the event more accessible for people who are interested in learning about our developer and partner...
  • Blog Post: A Shallow Dive into the Hilo Browser

    In this blog post, I’m going to take a look into the overall design of the first Hilo application, the Hilo Browser, and will take a shallow dive into the integration of Windows features. The following sections will be covered: · Overall Application Design · Shell Integration...
  • Blog Post: Samples Gallery and Project Hilo

    We recently published the first in a series of articles for the Hilo Project . The Hilo Project is a learning series that attempts to not only showcase Windows features, but also show some best practices for creating applications for Windows without using traditional application frameworks such as the...
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