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Building Awesome Apps for Windows 7 (Session 1): A Lap Around the Windows API Code Pack

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The Windows API Code Pack for the .NET Framework is a managed library for building applications that light up on Windows 7. It provides access to new user interface features (taskbar jump lists, libraries, sensor platform and more) as well as "behind the scenes" features that make your applications more aware and responsive (restart and recovery, power management and more). This is a must-have library for developers targeting Windows 7 with managed code. In this session, you’ll learn how to quickly incorporate the Windows API Code Pack into your applications to take advantage of features in Windows 7.
 
Windows 7 represents an amazing opportunity for application developers. Since shipping just one year ago, more than 240 million licenses of Windows 7 have been sold, that’s roughly seven copies of Windows 7 sold every second! Windows 7 is also an amazing platform. Through integrated capabilities through the Windows Taskbar, sensors, text, and speech it blends the best technology, innovation, and creativity to empower developers to create awesome apps.
 
Join Kate Gregory for the Building Awesome Apps for Windows 7 tour. Hear how you can start taking advantage of the capabilities of Windows 7 in your new/existing applications today.
 
Visit www.developforwindows.com to get more information on why you should build for Windows today.
 
Session 1: A Lap Around the Windows API Code Pack

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