For Microsoft, 1985 brings the announcement of the release of Microsoft MacEnhancer expansion system, the Microsoft Mouse is quarantined in Canada and Microsoft celebrates its 10th Anniversary. There's some great footage of the 1985 Roast in this episode. Previous Episodes:The History of Microsoft…
Do people visit your desk when you're at meetings? Do they leave you messages for when you get back? If you're like me, you end up losing those messages half the time. Here's a fun screensaver program that let's people leave messages for you right on
In this article, you'll learn how to use federated search in Windows 7 to easily locate items from various public and private sources directly from Windows Explorer.
In this article, I've created a class file to encapsulate a federated search provider. This lets you use the new…
For most people, there won’t be any compatibility issues when making the move to Windows 7, especially since the new OS – like Vista - allows you to run applications in a special “compatibility mode” if needed. That mode is available from the program’s “Properties” (right-click the executable to…
Despite what the Mac commercials would have you believe, the latest Mac operating system is actually less secure than either Vista or Windows 7. That’s not me saying this, mind you, it’s noted security expert, Charlie Miller. According to a recent ComputerWorld article, Miller is quoted as saying…
Chris Cavanagh always seems to pick interesting projects. This time he's created a new WPF Web Browser control that plays nice with the WPF layout
system and can be transformed.
Grab the source code or take a peek at his
3D Browser in the works.
To help prepare your applications for Windows 7, download the
Windows 7 Training Kit for Developers. The kit includes code, videos and labs for both native Win32 C++ developers and .NET developers covering the new features available in Windows 7.
Windows is one of the world's most complex pieces of software. The latest edition of Microsoft's general purpose operating system, Windows 7, is our best offering yet. The efficient and focused engineering and thoughtful design that went into Windows 7 deserves
an efficient and well designed…
In this episode of the Coding4Fun Show, I interview
Arian Kulp, creator of the
MEF Utility Runner, a unified host for system tray utility applications. Learn a bit about MEF and how it can be leveraged to create a plugin architecture for any application, as well
as how it was used to create the…
This week on Channel 9, Brian and Dan discuss the week's top developer news, including:
- Brandon LeBlanc - Windows Team Blog - Video snippet of Steve Ballmer signing Windows 7 Gold Disc
- Michael Fortin -
Windows 7 Efficiency
- Yochay Kiriaty -
Ensuring your application is ready for…