Microsoft Updates Windows API Code Pack for Windows 7 for Developers

 
Windows API Code Pack for Microsoft .NET Framework provides a source code library that can be used to access some features of Windows 7 and Windows Vista from managed code. These Windows features are not available to developers today in the .NET Framework. (Thanks Mike)
The individual features supported in this version (v1.0.1) of the library are:
  • Windows 7 Taskbar
Jump Lists, Icon Overlay, Progress Bar, Tabbed Thumbnails, and Thumbnail Toolbars
  • Windows Shell
Windows 7 Libraries
Windows Shell Search API support
Explorer Browser Control
A hierarchy of Shell Namespace entities
Windows Shell property system
Drag and Drop for Shell Objects
Windows Vista and Windows 7 Common File Dialogs, including custom controls
Known Folders and non-file system containers
  • DirectX
Direct3D 11.0, Direct3D 10.1/10.0, DXGI 1.0/1.1, Direct2D 1.0, DirectWrite, Windows Imaging Component (WIC) APIs
  • Windows Vista and Windows 7 Task Dialogs
  • Sensor Platform APIs
  • Extended Linguistic Services APIs
  • Power Management APIs
  • Application Restart and Recovery APIs
  • Network List Manager APIs
  • Command Link control and System defined Shell icons

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BLAKE was a Microsoft MVP and award winning programmer with over 20+ years experience providing complete Windows and networking support for small to medium sized businesses. BLAKE is also Jazz Musician and Instructor for residential clients on the Los Angeles West Side.
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1 Response to Microsoft Updates Windows API Code Pack for Windows 7 for Developers

  1. Unknown says:

    Mehfuz Hossain and Sachin Vinod Rathi is coming this April to India’s 3rd Edition of Great Indian Developer Summit (developersummit dot com) to speak about putting the 2010 version of Visual Studio to use, which will be held on 20th April in IIsc, Bangalore

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