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The Microsoft Windows SDK is a set of tools, code samples, documentation, compilers, headers, and libraries that developers can use to create applications that run on Microsoft Windows operating systems. The Windows SDK combines two formerly separate SDKs

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  • Blog Post: The New Home for Windows SDK info: the Windows Dev Center

    So that we can bring you a great resource for information about developing Windows apps, we want to focus our conversations about the Windows SDK on the Windows Dev Center and the Windows 8 app developer blog . These sites will be the home for future updates and information about the Windows SDK, and...
  • Blog Post: Coming soon: Win SDK for Windows 7 and .NET 4

    The upcoming Windows SDK for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 4 (WinSDK v7.1) is packed with new features supporting developers creating applications for Windows 7/Server 2008 R2 or targeting the .NET Framework 4. This SDK will be released soon after the RTM version of Visual Studio 2010 is released. ...
  • Blog Post: Released: Windows SDK for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 3.5 SP1

    The RTM release of the Windows SDK for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 is now available for download in either ISO or Web Setup format. The Web setup format allows you to install a specific subset of the SDK you select without having to download the entire SDK. The DVD ISO setup format allows...
  • Blog Post: Released: Windows SDK for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 3.5 SP1: RC

    The Windows SDK for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 3.5 SP1: Release Candidate has been released in both ISO and Web Setup format. Web setup allows you to install a specific subset of the SDK you select without having to download the entire SDK; whereas the DVD ISO setup allows you to download the entire...
  • Blog Post: Announcing: The Windows SDK Developer Center

    Today we launched the Windows SDK MSDN Developer Center . This site is intended as a one-stop place to provide information to help you determine which version of the Windows SDK is most appropriate for your use, and to get information on how you can maximize your experience with the Windows SDK. Some...
  • Blog Post: Released: Visual Studio 2008 with embedded Windows SDK Components

    I’m pleased to announce on behalf of the entire Windows SDK team, that we have released Windows SDK components with Visual Studio 2008 and .NET Framework 3.5 . Windows SDK components ship embedded into just about all of the Visual Studio 2008 versions. The Windows SDK team understands that developers...
  • Blog Post: Windows SDK for Windows Server 2008 RC0

    The latest prerelease Windows SDK is now available for installation! This SDK release supports Windows Server 2008 RC0 and .NET Framework 3.5 Beta2 . The SDK is compatible with the RTM release of Visual Studio 2005 SP1; including Visual Studio Express Editions . In addition the SDK is shipping the...
  • Blog Post: Day of Caring 2007

    Last Friday I took part in the annual Microsoft Day of Caring, a day set aside each year for employees to volunteer to perform community activities. Thousands of ‘softies take on hundreds of different activities each year. This year I helped weed and clean up Golden Garden Park , a lovely park in the...
  • Blog Post: New Windows Media Center Software Development Kit available

    The Windows Media Center Software Development Kit is designed to help developers create applications and software components that take advantage of features provided by Windows Media Center. Version 5.2 of the Media Center SDK was released on 8/6/2007 with an improved application template designed to...
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