Get your first look at Windows 7 and see how much more productive and efficient the development life cycle can be. Guided by three Windows programming experts, you'll examine new Windows 7 capabilities and get a head start exploiting them to build better user experiences and applications. Topics include multi-touch gesture support, graphics and video enhancements, the Ribbon user interface (including the difference between Windows 7 Ribbon and Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Ribbon), federated search, the Libraries feature, Taskbar functionality, the new Windows Sensor and Location platform, and more.
Yochay Kiriaty is a Technical Evangelist at Microsoft, focusing on Windows, and a well-known voice on the official Windows 7 Developers blog. He has 10+ years' experience in software development and management. Laurence Moroney is a Senior Technical Evangelist with more than 10 years' experience in software development and implementation. He's written several popular books on Silverlight and Web development. Sasha Goldshtein, MVP for Visual C#, is a senior consultant at an international training and consulting firm. He specializes in managed and native solutions for Windows and is an expert on performance and interoperability. Alon Fliess is an MVP for Visual C++ and an expert on Windows development, internals, and software architecture. He develops training courses and technical content for Windows, and speaks at industry events.