Event: Windows 7 for Geeks

Yes we know you miss us a lot and so does we but the good thing is that we are back with the series of events for you in particular related to Windows 7, .NET Framework 4.0 and Visual Studio 2010.

So here we are with the first User Group event of 2010 “Windows 7 for Geeks”. Come and join us on to talk about Windows 7 from a Developers’ perspective.

Event Date: 20th March, 2010 [Rescheduled and Confirmed]

The registered attendees will be informed accordingly. Rest can still fill the form and we will confirm their registration as per accommodation and space.

Event Timings: 3 PM – 6 PM

Location: Microsoft Innovation Center, Karachi

We will not only explore some of the new features of Windows 7 but we will also see some cool ways to program and integrate your application with Windows 7 using Microsoft Windows 7 API for Managed Developers. Using API, developers can take full advantage of the technology, while making it even easier to develop compelling applications.

Give Away(s):

Windows 7 Ultimate 

(1) Genuine Copy of Windows 7 Ultimate

windows 7 cap

(2) Windows 7 Caps

voucher 

(2) discount voucher on Windows 7 and Server 2008 exams

 

Speakers:

DP cropped Adil Mughal is working as Development Executive at Telenor Pakistan. He is Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) and also Microsoft Certified Professional. He is leading International .NET Association (INETA) user groups, “Emerging .NET Devs” and “DevNext”. He is also author of articles at CodeProject.com. Being active community contributor, he often participates as speaker in different events. He frequently does blogging at http://www.AdilMughal.com

taimurDPTaimur Asad is the owner of RedmondPie.com and Microsoft Student Partner of Bahria University. He is Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist for Distributed Systems. He is also leading SQL PASS, Karachi Chapter.

RedmondPie.com is a site focused on technology news & views about products/services from Microsoft and its competitors like Apple and Google.

Registration:

Hurry up seats are limited, If you are interested to attend the event, please fill the form here. You will receive a confirmation email within few days, based on the accommodation and space.

If you have any query, please feel free to ping us at edotnetdevs@live.com. Till then have a great day!

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Windows 7 Release Candidate Announcement

Windows 7

Microsoft has announced the Release Candidate (RC) of the highly anticipated Windows 7 operating system, now available for download to MSDN and TechNet subscribers. Broader public availability will begin May 5 on the Microsoft Windows 7 site. The RC milestone is a result of feedback from millions of customers and partners around the world. It indicates the operating system is entering the final phases of development and is ready for partners to develop new applications, device drivers and services, and ready for IT pros to evaluate Windows 7 and examine how it will operate in their environment.

For details, please visit Microsoft Windows 7 website.

Windows 7 beta Customer Preview Program

Microsoft upcoming version of client OS, Windows 7 beta,  is now available for IT Professionals for evaluation and testing purposes. You can download it from Microsoft TechNet website.

Minimum Recommended Hardware for System Running Windows 7 Beta:

  • Processor: 1 GHz 32-bit or 64-bit processor
  • Memory:  1 GB of system memory
  • Hard drive: 16 GB of available disk space
  • Video card:  Support for DirectX 9 graphics with 128MB memory (in order to enable Aero theme)
  • Drive: DVD-R/W drive
  • Internet connection (to download the Beta and get updates)

Note: Some product features of Windows 7, such as the ability to watch and record live TV or navigation through the use of “touch”, may require advanced or additional hardware. 

You can watch Mark Russinovich on Channel 9 going Inside Windows 7. For FAQs, please visit here.