This Week C9: Windows 7 RTMs, 7 Sins of App Compat, & cool Silverlight apps

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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 Windows 7 RTM, including: 
    - Windows 7 Quality Cookbook
    - The seven sins on Windows 7 application compatibility
    - Optimizing for Windows 7
- 3 Developer Questions for Windows 7
    - Build Number:
    - .NET Framework version: 3.5 SP1
    - Default User Agent:
    - Silverlight Installed: No
- Windows 7 availability
- Microsoft contributes code to the Linux kernel
- James Clarke - Expression Encoder available for download, via Alvin Ashcraft
- Nishant Kothary & Joshua Allen - Gestalt: Ruby/Python in HTML & Silverlight
- Nikhil Kothari - Silverlight.FX updated for SL 3, includes App framework, UI controls, effects/transitions
Silverlight Toolkit updated (live demo) - Includes data visualization (TreeMap!), controls, theming, and more, via Greg Duncan
- Robby Ingebretsen - Free Silverlight Simple Styles
- Pete Brown - Silverlight Audio Synthesizer
- Roger Guess - Coding4Fun - Build a Simple Shooter Silverlight game
- Larry Larsen - Photosynths of Apollo 11,12,  & 17 Campsites
- Rick Strahl - CodePaste.NET - TwitPic for code - Lets you paste/share code snippets over Twitter/comments, etc, via Greg Duncan
- SFW pictures from Scott Hanselman Avatar Weekend on Twitter

Picks of the week
- Dan's pick: Ben Anderson & Adam Nathan - Coding4Fun - Popfly Game Downloader - Download games before August 24th and play them forever
- Brian's pick: 10-4 Episode on the Historical Debugger

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