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I'll be giving away one or more $100 gift certificates from ThinkGeek every day for about 30 days. See my post here for details:
Hey folks just wanted to give you all an update on the book as I’ve had tons of people asking. The original plan was to have it out by May 15th but due to some formatting changes we have moved the date to June. I think it is safe to say it will be out before June 15th. All the material has gone through final review and is just being formatted at this point. Several hundred copies have already been sold in advance—which is awesome! I’ll keep it short and just say “Thanks!” to everyone who has been supportive throughout this process as we get the book done.
If you are an Outlook user, you probably have it open all the time. Now you can update your Twitter status and follow your friends without having to open any other applications. OutTwit seamlessly integrates Twitter into Outlook.
Check it out at: http://www.techhit.com/OutTwit/
Yep, now your XBOX can blog too. Definitely a must have for the hard core gamer. My buddy Matt Hester turned me on to this one...
Attached are the scripts for this session. Enjoy!
Building applications that are easy to use, visually appealing, and offer high performance is a challenge that developers face every day. Innovative applications can greatly improve the user experience, empowering companies to differentiate their services and solutions. However, developers are increasingly asked to do more in less time, while also optimizing the power and performance requirements of their applications. The Windows 7 platform makes it easy for developers to create engaging, user-friendly applications by providing familiar tools and rich development features that allow them to take advantage of the latest PC capabilities. In this session we will explore the new Taskbar and Jump Lists, the Scenic Ribbon, file management with Libraries, and Windows Web Services among many other enhancements to the new operating system.In this session we’ll show you:- New Features in Windows 7- Use and create jump lists- Scenic Ribbon API- Use and create Libraries- Windows Web Services API- Additional enhancements that support development
Daniel – shoot me your email to email@example.com and I’ll get you a gift code.
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By popular demand, beginning today, I've decided to take a stab at including version information in the Tips and Tricks. I am only going back to 2008 for the blog but am considering going back to 2005 for the book (let me know your thoughts). Keep me honest and make sure to tell me if a feature is misrepresented as being in the wrong version.