Good morning MITPUG!

I am sorry for posting this so late, but I first want to Thank you all for allowing to come and speak to everyone on the 9th, I had a lot of fun and I look forward to coming back to visit!  Folks if you are in the Michiana and South Bend area check them out:  http://www.mitpug.org/

You asked some questions and without any further delay here go:

If I missed any let me know and please comment!

p.s. my co-workers loved the Vader video.  J

Q:  What is the new API set in vista to program in the GUI?

A:   This is the question I gave myself, if you are a developer you use a API set called Windows Presentation Foundation and it allows you to work directly with the Windows Vista Display Driver Model (WDDM).  You can learn more here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/windowsvista/default.aspx?pull=/library/en-us/dnlong/html/WinVistaDisplayDriverModel.asp#winvistadisplaydrivermodel_topic7

 

Q: How does Vista work with mobile devices like PocketPC?

A:  Microsoft Windows Vista has a great new enhancement for mobile devices.  One is the mobile device center, the center is the new version of ActiveSync.  You can learn more here: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/windowsvista/library/db983da1-8f87-4dd2-828a-4df238a3138b.mspx

 

Q: Here is a show that I helped to produce:

A: http://blogs.technet.com/matthewms/archive/2006/04/04/424243.aspx

 

Q: Where can I get the banned Xbox commercial?

A:  I blogged about the commercial here: http://blogs.technet.com/matthewms/archive/2006/02/22/420220.aspx Fantastic visit with Dayton Network Professional Association (DANPA) on August 3rd!