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Building Awesome Apps for Windows 7 (Session 2): Building Touch-First Applications for Windows 7

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In Windows 7, innovative touch and gesture support enable a rich and natural interaction with applications. Are your applications ready to support this new wave of PC form factors? Are they finger-friendly to support interactions and gestures on Windows 7? This session highlights the new multi-touch gesture APIs and explains how you can leverage them in your applications.

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 to get more information on why you should build for Windows today.

Overview Session
Session 1: A Lap Around the Windows API Code Pack
Session 2: Building Touch-First Applications for Windows 7

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