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Code Name Windows 7 Preview May 29, 2008

Posted by Chandra in Dake, Microsoft, Technology, Windows 7.
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Bill & Steve previewed their 2010 expected release code name Window 7 at their interview on D6.

Will Microsoft Deliver The ‘Wow’ In Windows 7? By Kevin McLaughlin, ChannelWeb

Video and more info, James has written well about it.

Steve S mentioned that high on the list of Windows 7 priorities is Application and Device compatibility; a lot of the heavy lifting was done with Vista on the grounds of security – which has paid off massively – and that clears the tracks for the graceful landing of Windows 7 into the ecosystem. The proactive software houses that I am talking to are realising that developing on Vista and taking advantage of some of the features is a good bet due to what they’ve heard about platform similarities between Vista and Windows 7 too.

The costs of deploying a new operating system will be lower and more predicable ….”

James @ Technnet on Windows 7