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To ensure a rich and seamless experience, it’s important that your applications integrate well with the operating system on which they’re running. Windows 7 is no exception. With over 240 million licenses of Windows 7 sold in the past 12 months, there’s a huge opportunity to you to take advantage of the capabilities it has to offer. Through integrated capabilities through the Windows Taskbar, sensors, text, and speech, Windows 7 blends the best technology, innovation, and creativity to empower developers to create awesome apps. Are your apps ready to take advantage of these features? If not, join us to learn how!
for the Building Awesome Apps for Windows 7 Community Tour and Simulcast!
Windows 7 is a platform that provides capabilities that enable you to build awesome applications. The
Building Awesome Apps for Windows 7 Community Tour and Simulcast
will show you how. Join Kate Gregory and Richard Campbell on an exploration of what’s possible from a developer’s perspective in Windows 7. In particular, you’ll see how the
Windows API Code Pack
enables .NET developers to quickly incorporate features of Windows 7, including taskbar integration, sensors, restart and recovery, and much more! You’ll also see how to design and build applications that leverage touch capabilities supported through Windows 7. These and other capabilities can be integrated easily into your applications. Join us for the Building Awesome Apps for Windows 7 Community Tour and Simulcast to learn how.
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The Windows Phone 7 Toronto User Group is kicking off with the official launch of Windows Phone 7 in Canada. Come out to our first meeting and get some hands on time with Windows Phone 7 running on devices We will also be talking about how to setup your accounts, manage your contacts, and personalize the phone for what matters the most to you! For those interested in developing for Windows Phone 7, we will also have a talk on how to get started developing for this new platform. Windows Phone 7 is an experience like no other mobile device, so come out and see what it's all about! First 200 attendees will receive a free Windows Phone 7 tshirt! Register
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