Windows 7 at PDC09 - First set of sessions Announced

Microsoft announced the first set of Windows 7 sessions that of PDC 2009: Optimizing for Performance with the Windows Performance Toolkit – will present case studies that demo how you can use the toolkit to pinpoint areas for improvement in your app and provide you with some best practices to follow in order to create applications with optimum […]

Microsoft announced the first set of Windows 7 sessions that of PDC 2009:

  • Optimizing for Performance with the Windows Performance Toolkit – will present case studies that demo how you can use the toolkit to pinpoint areas for improvement in your app and provide you with some best practices to follow in order to create applications with optimum performance.
  • Building Sensor- and Location-aware Applications with Windows 7 and .NET
  • Windows Touch Deep Dive – targeted at developers interested in building touch-optimized experiences.
  • Windows Ribbon Technical Deep Dive – will cover some more subtle and complex aspects of ribbon implementation, like designing a great gallery (a critical task for any ribbon), adding an outspace MRU, etc.
  • Modern 3D Graphics Using Windows 7 & Direct3D 11 Hardware
  • Advanced Graphics Functionality Using DirectX – Learn about Direct3D 10 Level 9, which enables Direct3D 10 applications to run on pretty much every computer in the market today. Check out WARP, new software rasterizer that lets your application use high-quality graphics even when there’s no graphics card. Finally, learn about Direct2D, DirectWrite, WIC, and the interoperability of Windows 7 technologies for making slick, high-quality graphics for your applications of the future.
  • Developing with the Windows API Code Pack for .NET Framework