We recently hit a bit of a milestone,
passing the one million mark of installed copies of Windows Starter Edition, a version of Windows XP (and now Vista) specially designed for use in emerging markets. You can
read more about the Starter Edition, and see
a cool interactive map (IE only!) of…
Karsten Januszewski interviews Nathan Dunlap, a design extraordinaire who has been the design lead on numerous WPF applications. His blog, Designers Love .NET (http://www.designerslove.net ), is indicative of
his enthusiasm for the platform and perspective as a designer. In this video, he talks…
In this video Mike Soucie and Jim Foley give us an introduction to the use of 3D in interactive applications using Windows Presentation Foundation capabilities. You will learn about the scenarios where ZAM3D can help designers create and add 3D content
and will learn about basic object creation in…
Windows Vista beta 2 is out the door and third party apps that take advantage of its new platform technologies are starting to appear. In this video Charles and Jason drop in on three ISVs (iBloks,
Dot Net Solutions, and
Areva) over in the building 20 developer lab to see demos of what they are…
Lee Bandy chats with Scoble about IPv6 and the need for transition technologies. Learn why it is possible to write applications today that will work with a network infrastructure that is slowly migrating to IPv6 and that will work when that migration is
Ok... this is wicked, Iain and Andrew show me a version of the next Windows Server OS that has essentially no UI, no desktop, no other apps... just pure Server goodness and a command line. Toss the monitor and give me just a scrolling LED screen on the front
and I'm set. Iain also talks to me…
Shanen, a member of the Vista team from the beginning, takes me through a bunch of features in the Beta 2 release of Vista. We get to see event reporting, new policy management features, some IE security features, and a cool help option that actually handles
doing the work for you.
Now that HALO 3 has been released, my Xbox 360 and I are hanging out together again, Xbox Live is in the picture too. Why? Best answer could be HALO 3 multiplayer mode, and what's better than multiplayer mode? Multiplayer mode with friends.
This resulted in a perfect opportunity to create a…
Keeping up with their tradition,
Don and Chris sing an inspired song for the holidays. Episodes
III are available if you are in the mood for more holiday fun.
Download the song in
WMA or MP3 format
Ernie Booth takes a look at peer to peer in Windows Vista. Ravi Rao Program Manager of Peer to Peer explains why we will care about it and how Windows Vista applications will take advantage of peer to peer.
The Windows Vista application Windows Collaboration is shown off along with a sample…