Developing for Windows 7 Taskbar - Application ID (AppID)

One of the first Windows 7 changes that developers should pay attention to is the new Windows Taskbar. A very large number of applications that run on Windows 7 (for example, Office Word 2007 and Visual Studio 2008), were not designed to work with the Windows 7 Taskbar, so how is it that they can […]

One of the first Windows 7 changes that developers should pay attention to is the new Windows Taskbar. A very large number of applications that run on Windows 7 (for example, Office Word 2007 and Visual Studio 2008), were not designed to work with the Windows 7 Taskbar, so how is it that they can play ball with the Taskbar, group multiple instances, and even take advantage of Word Jump Lists? Basically, a behind-the-scenes Application ID (AppID) is automatically computed and assigned to an application once you launch it. […]

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