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Microsoft Windows Vista Unveiled by Paul McFedries

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Introduction

“Testing is the process of comparing the invisible to the ambiguous, so as to avoid the unthinkable happening to the anonymous.”  —James Bach

Being a computer book author offers many advantages to those of us with an inner geek: working at home, enjoying the satisfaction of a freshly printed book, and having a good excuse to purchase (and write off) new tech toys. Another big advantage that comes around every so often is the chance to work with a new version of a software program before it’s released to the public. Working with pre-release software is like parachuting into a territory that only a few other people have seen. There are always lots of new things to see and try out, and an in-depth exploration is rewarded with finds ...

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