Windows 10 introduces the Universal Windows Platform, and with it a new way to partition the API surface. APIs are grouped into "device families", and that means you can support a huge range of devices with just one app. Even better, you can still light up the unique features of each of…
This Security Talk Series video with Aleksey Savateyev, Senior Architect at Microsoft provides in-depth overview of the security aspects associated with development against Service Management API (SMAPI) and MOCP, within the context of Cloud Provisioning
& Billing (CPB) solution. CPB…
Recently John Wiese sat down with Jon Hardenbrook of API Healthcare to discuss their use of virtualization. API Healthcare supports virtualization of their solutions and has had great success with Windows Server 2008 R2 and Hyper-V. Jon shares his views
and the information they gathered while…
Angus Logan from the Windows Live Messenger team stopped by to tell us about the Live Messenger Connect API, what devs can do with it and where to get it. There is a controls
playground where you try some of the controls. For more info or to get the SDK go to
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The APIs in WPF4 plus the Surface
Toolkit for Windows Touch make building common touch scenarios easy. However, implementing many of the same touch scenarios using WPF3.5SP1 or Silverlight 3/4 involves writing a fair bit more code. Furthermore, the touch APIs across WPF4, WPF3.5SP1, and
We are approaching an asymptote for processor speeds using current technology. To overcome this, computer power is increasing by scaling the number of processors used within
a system. This increase in multithreading capabilities, however, complicates development considerably. In this geekSpeak,…
API Software’s Chief Architect Rod Combs, and Chief Technologist Jeff Petersen share how they use Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and Silverlight in human capital management for healthcare with Larry Gregory, Director of Partner Evangelism with Microsoft.
The development environment…
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Stefan and I met with Roopali from the Live Search team.
We had a high-level discussion about the 2nd Pillar in project “Silk Road”: the
Live Search API 2.0. This is the very same back end used for some little known websites… like
Facebook, heard of it?…
This is the fourth, and last, part of my ScreenCast series on implementing the Windows 7 Taskbar features in less than 10 minutes (well, I ran little over this time , sorry). The short video shows how to leverage the Windows 7 Taskbar Preview and
Window Peek for your application.
Part IV --…
In the first part of my Screencast series I will show you how to implement the progress and status information for the Windows7 taskbar.
Part I -- ProgressBar and Status:
In the first part of my screencast series I develop an application that allows to
Show the progress of the…