PDC 2008- Microsoft Delivers Pre-Beta Release of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 to Developers

PDC 2008- Microsoft Delivers Pre-Beta Release of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 to Developers

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Today at its Professional Developer Conference 2008 (PDC2008), Microsoft Corp. rallied software developers by sharing the first full public demo of Windows 7. Windows 7 extends developers' investments in Windows Vista and encourages the creation of new applications and services for the Windows platform. The company also delivered a pre-beta build of Windows 7 to PDC attendees and announced plans to release a full Windows 7 beta early next year.

Microsoft also demonstrated, for the first time, its new Web applications for Office, which are lightweight versions of Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote that are used from within standard Web browsers. The company showed how anyone can use all of the Web, phone, and PC versions of Office to edit the same rich document, switching among them seamlessly with lossless file compatibility.

For more information about PDC 2008 check out PressPass and the Virtual Pressroom.

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