Windows XP and the Microsoft .NET Framework both have APIs that support globalization. Windows VistaT will further extend globalization support by introducing several new features.
MSDN Magazine June 2006
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This is Part 3 of a multipart article series on Windows 7. Part 3 covers the Windows 7 multitouch capabilities.
MSDN Magazine August 2009
This is Part 2 of a multipart article series on Windows 7. The focus of Part 2 is the Windows 7 taskbar.
Yochay Kiriaty & Sasha Goldshtein
MSDN Magazine July 2009
This is Part 1 of a multipart article series on Windows 7. This article is about the new user profile storage concept in Windows 7, called Libraries.
MSDN Magazine June 2009
See how Windows Forms applications can be adapted to use the new .NET Add-in framework (System.AddIn) this month.
MSDN Magazine July 2008
In this month's installment, Kenny Kerr sings the praises of the new Visual C++ 2008 Feature Pack, which brings modern conveniences to Visual C++.
MSDN Magazine June 2008
The author creates a managed wrapper to use the new IFileOperations interface in Windows Vista from managed code.
MSDN Magazine December 2007
A Sidebar gadget is a powerful little too that's surprisingly easy to create. Get in on the fun with Donavon West.
MSDN Magazine August 2007
With the release of Windows Vista, C++ developers will be happy to know there's plenty of magic left to perform. This new column will provide the necessary insight.
Cryptography Next Generation (CNG) is meant to be a long-term replacement for the CryptoAPI, providing replacements for all of the cryptographic primitives it offered.
MSDN Magazine July 2007
Windows Vista has lots of goodies for native C++ developers including condition variables, slim reader/writer locks, and one-time initialization.
Robert Saccone and Alexander Taskov
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User Account Control in Windows Vista keeps the OS safe from intentional and accidental configuration changes.
MSDN Magazine January 2007
Why is a change to the Windows logon plug-in interface so exciting? Because with credential providers you can customize the logon experience for your users.
Paul Yao presents an overview of Windows Embedded CE 6.0.
MSDN Magazine December 2006
Everything you need to know about locales in Windows Vista.
Kieran Snyder and Shawn Steele