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  • Blog Post: 30 to Launch–Coming to a Device Near You

    Be Part of the World’s Largest Opportunity for App Developers. With 525 million Windows 7 licenses sold, millions of people await Windows 8 apps. Create a Windows 8 app in 30 days and then attend a Microsoft App Excellence Lab to get your app ready for the Windows Store. If your app meets our...
  • Blog Post: Kinect for Windows Ships for Commercial Use – How to Get Started on Kinect for Windows

    Kinect for Windows consists of the Kinect for Windows hardware and Kinect for Windows SDK, which supports applications built with C++, C#, or Visual Basic by using Microsoft Visual Studio 2010. The newly release Kinect for Windows SDK version 1 offers improved skeletal tracking, enhanced speech recognition...
  • Blog Post: Nokia, HTC Announce New Windows Phones at CES

    New Windows Phones were announced jointly by Microsoft and partners at CES according to That’s a Wrap: Microsoft 2012 CES Keynote Recap by Frank X. Shaw, Microsoft Corporate Vice President for Corporate Communications. He writes, “Wednesday, Jan. 11, T-Mobile customers in the United States...
  • Blog Post: Change the World with Kinect for Windows Coming in February

    Microsoft announced that new Kinect for Windows hardware and accompanying software will be available on February 1. The announcement was made at Starting February 1, 2012: Use the Power of Kinect for Windows to Change the World . Kinect for Windows will be available in 12 countries (United States...
  • Blog Post: Touch-Enable Your App for Windows, Surface with New SDK

    You can target both Microsoft Surface Hardware and Windows 7 Touch enabled PCs with a single SDK. The Surface teams calls this feature “Write once - touch anywhere”. The same binary can be used in both types of hardware. The Microsoft Surface 2.0 SDK allows you to target Microsoft Surface...
  • Blog Post: Ballmer, Partners Celebrate 400 Million PCs Running Windows 7

    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer today thanked partners at Microsoft Corp.’s annual Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) for helping make Windows 7 the fastest-selling operating system in history and indicated that with future versions in development, partners can be confident in their bets on Windows...
  • Blog Post: How To Add Windows 7 Jump Lists, Site Branding to Your Web Applications

    When your user drags your Web page to their Windows 7 taskbar, desktop, or start menu, Windows creates a shortcut to that Website and can expose additional functionality (like tasks in a jumplist). The feature, called Pinned Sites , lets your Web application acts and feels like an installed Windows application...
  • Blog Post: US Offer: Verify Your App Is Compatible in Microsoft Platform Ready, Get Microsoft Office Pro

    Verify your application compatible in Microsoft Platform Ready with Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, SQL Server 2008, SQL Server Express, SQL Server 2008 R2 or Windows Azure between today and May 31, 2011 to receive a free copy of Microsoft Office Professional 2010. In a few steps, you verify your...
  • Blog Post: Springboard Series Tour Brings Answers for IT Pros

    ISVs often ask me about how they can improve their data center and internal practices. The Springboard Series Tour is back to help answer those questions. This 6 city tour brings the top product teams from Microsoft to you. We understand the questions and issues that IT Pros deal with every day...
  • Blog Post: ISV Video: Windows 7 Slates Show Off ‘Thumb-driven Workflow’

    Blue Dot’s Advanced Mobile Work Management & Inspections Slate Edition is an intuitive, finger-friendly mobile Line of Business (LOB) solution specifically designed for Windows 7 powered Slates and Tablet devices. Randy Starr, VP Technology at Blue Dot Solutions , talks with me and demos the...
  • Blog Post: Try Out Internet Explorer 9, Compete in HTML 5 Contest

    Windows Internet Explorer 9 is now available in 39 languages across the world. This is our ninth and final release of IE9 in less than a year – and we can’t wait for you to download and experience it. To take advantage of the new features in IE9, see How to Get Started with HTML 5 . ...
  • Blog Post: Internet Explorer 9 Launches Today at SXSW

    The Web is about to get more immersive with Internet Explorer 9 . Along with designers and developers from around the world, Internet Explorer 9 delivers a more beautiful Web for Windows. Join the IE 9 Launch today Live from SXSW at 5:30 Pacific (7:30 Central). Download IE 9 today at 9 pm Pacific...
  • Blog Post: IE 9 Ships at SXSW

    The final version of Internet Explorer 9 will be available for download March 14 beginning at 9 p.m. Pacific. The announcement was made on A More Beautiful Web Launches on March 14th . Key new features for IE 9 is its integration with Windows 7. Windows Internet Explorer 9 introduces pinned sites...
  • Blog Post: Build Native Apps in Silverlight with Sensors, Speech, Taskbar, Touch

    Native Extensions for Microsoft Silverlight (NESL) is a toolkit gives Silverlight developers access to cool Windows 7 features like sensors, speech recognition, portable devices, Windows 7 taskbar etc. from within their applications. The latest version adds support for full Windows 7 touch including...
  • Blog Post: Identity Training Kit and Course Updated for AppFabric, Windows 7 SP1

    The latest update for the Identity Training Kit and Course include refactoring instructions to match the look and feel of the newest Windows Azure AppFabric portal and for Windows 7 SP1 . The February 2011 release of the Identity Developer Training Kit contains hands-on labs and resources. The identity...
  • Blog Post: Pinned Sites Boost Website Use in IE9

    The new Site Pinning feature in Internet Explorer 9 lets users add a shortcut to a site from any page of their own to sit on their Windows 7 task bar. In addition your site can add interactivity, like putting site-specific notifications, navigation in the Windows 7 jump list, and information in contextual...
  • Blog Post: Support Touch in Your Windows 7 Application

    A new video in MSDEV shows how you can build support for Windows 7 Touch and Multitouch in your applications. The video, How Do I: Use Multitouch in a Windows 7 Application? , demonstrates how you can create a Multitouch application for Windows 7. The sample demonstrates a simple WPF photo viewing...
  • Blog Post: Create Jump Lists, Thumbnails, Progress Bar Icon, Overlay Icon for Windows 7

    A new MSDEV video series shows you how to add jump lists, thumbnails, progress bar icon, and overlay icons in a series of short videos. How Do I: Create an Overlay Icon in a Windows 7 Application? This video demonstrates a way to create overlay icon for Windows 7 application. The sample demonstrates...
  • Blog Post: Videos Show How You Can Enhance Your Web Applications on Internet Explorer 9

    Developers can take advantage of the new features offered in Internet Explorer 9. MSDEV has created a 15-minute video that show you can light up your Website in Windows 7 with just a few lines of metadata that is compatible with other browsers. You can pin your site, create jump lists, and add items...
  • Blog Post: Service Pack for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 Delivered

    Microsoft have released Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1) to OEMs. On February 16, both will be available to current customers of the Windows Volume Licensing program and subscribers to Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) and TechNet. On February 22, both will be available to all...
  • Blog Post: Latest Windows 7 “How Do I” videos series now live!

    Increase your productivity and knowledge of Windows 7 with the help of the latest series of Windows 7 “How Do I?” videos.  These short 10- to 15-minute videos focus on specific tasks and show you how to accomplish them step-by-step. Check back often or subscribe to the RSS feed to be notified when...
  • Blog Post: Ballmer Delivers Keynote to CES Tonight

    Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO, will deliver our annual opening keynote at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas tonight at 6:30 PM Pacific Time. We invite you to watch the keynote via our webcast on the Microsoft News Center or on the Microsoft Facebook page . 2010 was a very exciting year...
  • Blog Post: Silverlight Out of Browser Kit Allows Cool Windows 7 Features

    Now is the time to get acquainted with Native Extensions for Microsoft Silverlight (NESL) , a new and evolving toolkit that enables Silverlight 4 out-of-browser applications to interact deeply with Windows 7 and leverage it in your Silverlight + Windows 7 customer scenarios. The toolkit contains a...
  • Blog Post: No-Cost, Online Test Tool Now Available Through Microsoft Platform Ready

    We've made application testing simpler and faster with a new, no-cost, online test tool available through Microsoft Platform Ready for the following technologies: Windows 7 Windows Server 2008 R2 Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Windows Azure Platform Microsoft Dynamics 2011 Microsoft Exchange Server 2010...
  • Blog Post: How to Set Up Your SharePoint Development Computer on Windows 7

    My colleague Mithun Dhar has put together a blog post about how to setup your SharePoint developer environment on a Windows 7 computer. One of the biggest advantages of SharePoint 2010 is that you can run it on Windows 7. In his blog post, SharePoint 2010–Everything you need to know , he walks...
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