At PDC 2008, Microsoft gave the first public demonstration of Windows 7, its next generation operating system.
I’ve been following the state of engineering behind Windows 7 for a while, both architecturally and UI, and after looking at the simplistic look, I hope it delivers a more secure, more stable, [continue reading...]
Windows XP is the most popular, and in many ways more reliable, than any other computer operating system offered by Microsoft. Windows XP is also one of the largest consumer software applications.
But, let’s face it, Microsoft has had a hard time selling Vista, their most recent operating system. [continue reading...]
Microsoft has released to manufacturing (RTM) its Visual Studio 2008 software development platform and the accompanying .Net Framework 3.5, meaning these technologies are available for download on MSDN to subscribers today. Among other things, Visual Studio 2008 is Microsoft’s development platform geared to building Windows Vista applications. More information…
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Vista’s successor, earlier codenamed “Vienna“, now known as “7”, due out within three years.
While Windows Vista no longer has the Windows File System (WinFS) feature and its core has been built starting from the Windows Server 2003 kernel, the Joejoe group have gone back to the pre-release Build 4074 of Longhorn and took it from there. Microsoft has so far failed to react [continue reading...]
Just a quick roundup of OpenID, which I’m sure will have wide-spread acceptance and usage in the user management space for both web-based as well as software applications.
OpenID is a decentralized system to verify one’s online identity. On OpenID-enabled sites, Internet users do not need to register and [continue reading...]