This four-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to develop real-world applications on the Windows 7 operating system, using managed and native code.
Windows 7 is the latest client operating system release from Microsoft. Windows 7 offers improvements in performance and reliability, advanced scenarios for user interaction including multi-touch support at the operating system level, innovative hardware changes including sensor support and many other features.
The course is packed with demos, code samples, labs and lab solutions to provide an deep dive into the majority of new features in Windows 7, and the primary alternatives for interacting with them from managed code.
This course is intended for developers with Win32 programming experience in C++ or an equivalent experience developing Windows applications in a .NET language.
At Course Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
- Design and implement applications taking advantage of the Windows 7 taskbar, shell libraries and other UI improvements.
- Integrate location-based and general sensors into real-world applications.
- Augment applications with multi-touch support.
- Integrate high-end graphics support into native Windows applications.
- Design backwards-compatible applications for Windows 7 and earlier versions of the Windows operating system.
- Improve application and system reliability and performance by using Windows 7 background services, instrumentation, performance and troubleshooting utilities.