Summary and Info
Get an expert, developer-focused introduction to the next generation Windows client operating system. Windows programming authority Brent Rector takes you inside the WinFX application model, explaining how its unified, managed-code environment dramatically simplifies many programmatic "housekeeping" tasks and provides application security services from the very beginning of the development process. Then you'll jump right into compiling, deploying, and running your first applications. From learning the new Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML) to taking advantage of the radical enhancements in security and privacy features, unified storage, file system APIs, rich media, and collaboration and communication services-you get the prerelease insights and preview code to dig into "Longhorn" right now.