Getting the fundamentals right was a key goal of Windows 7. The team worked hard to decrease memory usage, disk I/Os, and power usage while increasing speed, responsiveness, and scale. As a result of this work there are a number of new technologies in Windows 7 to help developers get the fundamentals right for their applications as well. Come learn how you can modernize your software by using these new technologies like Direct2D, DirectWrite, timer coalescing, and Trigger-Start services. Come learn how you can modernize your software for Windows 7 and beyond.