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Windows 7 Training Kit For Developers

Microsoft released (or preparing to release) all kinds of training related materials for the upcoming operating system Windows 7. This includes videos, documentation, development kits and much more.

The Windows 7 training kit for developers is offered as a 86 Megabyte download on the official Microsoft website.

It includes demonstrations, presentations and hands-on labs that help developers learn how to create applications that are compatible with Windows 7. The target group of the Windows 7 training kit for developers is software developers who want to make sure that their applications are compatible with Windows 7, and make use of Windows 7 specific features like the new taskbar.

Windows 7 Training Kit For Developers

The Windows 7 Training Kit for Developers includes presentations, hands-on labs, and demos. This content is based on Windows 7 RTM and it is designed to help you learn how to build applications that are compatible with and shine on Windows 7 by utilizing key Windows 7 features such as:

  • Taskbar
  • Libraries
  • Multi Touch
  • Sensors and Location
  • Ribbon
  • Trigger Start Services
  • Instrumentation and ETW
  • Application Compatibility

And Application Compatibility topics such as:

  • Version Checking
  • UAC Data Redirection
  • Session Isolation
  • Installer Detection
  • User Interface
  • Privilege Isolation
  • High DPI

Microsoft has posted system requirements that need to be matched to take full advantage of the training kit. Mentioned are Windows 7, the Windows 7 SDK, Visual Studio 2009 and the Windows Code Pack Api for the Microsoft .net Framework.

The Windows 7 training kit for developers comes as a single self-extracting executable that will uncompress the content to a selected folder. The content can then be accessed with a modern web browser. Software developers can download it from the Microsoft website.

Update: The Windows 7 Training Kit for Developers is still available on the Microsoft website. It is likely that Microsoft will release a new version for their upcoming operating system Windows 8 soon. The most likely release date is around the Windows 8 release later this year.

Update 2: Microsoft pulled the download from the official download portal. You can still download it from the Wayback Machine website however if you need to.

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  1. echipvina said on August 18, 2009 at 9:39 pm
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    Thank for this news

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