Chapter 8. Exploiting Windows 7

With every new version of Windows comes a vast amount of new functionality for developers to exploit, and Windows 7 is no exception. Windows 7, like Windows Vista, introduced a number of new user interface concepts for applications to leverage. An application can appear much more modern and provide users some extra delight by exploiting these features.

This chapter begins by examining how to leverage two common features that make a WPF application feel more at home on Windows 7:

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After that, it demonstrates two features introduced in Windows Vista that are still just as relevant for ...

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