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  • Blog Post: Learning Windows Development with Quickstarts and How to’s

    In coordination with the Windows developer preview release for the Build conference, we quietly have added a few new page types across our content sets and today I’ll talk about two very important ones: Quickstarts How-tos These are important because you can find the specific type...
  • Blog Post: Looking back, a summary of key improvements to the Windows Desktop developer center in 2010-2011

    It's been a little over a year since I started working on the Windows Desktop developer center and boy has it been hard work! We have delivered a number of exciting changes to the center and as I have referenced these changes rather randomly, I thought it would be interesting to summarize them all. But...
  • Blog Post: MSDN Library and our "Coverage" Standards

    CodeProject I want to preface this article that the processes described are not generic to Microsoft and are specific to my team at the time that I was writing SDK documentation. Please take this information with a grain of salt as processes on other teams (under different management, for example...
  • Blog Post: Is it just me or does the redesigned Windows developer center need work?

    My CodeProject Entries I just got out of a meeting with someone who told me they received rather unanimous feedback that the Windows Developer Center, the site I manage, is painful for developers. I agree with them for the following reasons: There's marketing content all over the center and...
  • 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 22nd

    This week, we published a new Hilo Chapter, refreshed the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Application Quality Cookbook , and created a new thread in the Power management for tracking power management issues. Hilo Updates Hilo Chapter 15 was published today! This chapter, Hilo Chapter 15: Using...
  • Blog Post: Windows Developer News for the Week of Oct 15th

    This week, we launched the next chapter of Hilo helping developers learn how to write Windows applications . On Wednesday, the online version of the 2010 GPU Technology conference launched. The IE9 beta launch continues to gain steam and momentum with IE developers in unlike any version of IE before...
  • Blog Post: Windows Developer News for the week of Sept 24th

    This week we worked on refining portions of the existing content on the developer center and have been working on getting some great new content published. Updates on How to Write a Windows Application with Hilo Internet Explorer 9 Beta Updates Windows Developer Center Updates Hilo...
  • Blog Post: Windows Developer News for the weeks of Sept 3rd and 10th

    A couple things have been happening around the developer center: Hilo Chapter 10 and Hilo Chapter 11 went live! IE 9 Beta is right around the corner! The migration guide from IE 6 to IE 8 was published within the Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 Application Quality Cookbook. Last Wednesday...
  • Blog Post: Windows Developer News for the week of Aug. 20th, 2010

    This was a heck of a week for the Windows Developer Center . In summary: The browsable list of Windows Programming Topics was updated with pivot tables We launched a new learning path for Programming with Power Management Direct Compute 250: Integration with the Graphics Pipeline was featured...
  • Blog Post: Windows Developer News... Accessibility tools, Windows SDK Download, Windows Phone 7...

    It's been a slow week as far as announcements are concerned. We have been going through our infamous review process at Microsoft and this period of time is typically pretty slow in the office. In the Windows Developer world, there have been no dramatic releases or updates to software. As such, I'll take...
  • Blog Post: Where did the accessibility tools go?

    Accessibility tools that previously shipped in the Microsoft Accessibility Package (MSAA SDK) now ship along with the Windows SDK . These tools are used to inspect messages used by screen readers to take text from applications and either speak it with text-to-speech or passes it to a Braille device....
  • Blog Post: Hilo Chapter 4 and new DirectCompute lectures live

    So we just finished updating the Hilo article series to include another chapter . This chapter covers the design considerations that were made before the team underwent development with the project. They covered a number of interesting brainstorming and design topics that are uncommon for MSDN. For example...
  • 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: June 2010 release of the DirectX SDK is now live!

    The June 2010 release of the DirectX SDK is now available for download: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=3021d52b-514e-41d3-ad02-438a3ba730ba What's New in the June 2010 DirectX SDK This version of the DirectX SDK contains the following new features...
  • 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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