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Windows® 7 Resource Kit by Tony Northrup Mitch Tulloch and Jerry Honeycutt

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Improved APIs

Windows Vista and Windows 7 also include improved APIs that will enable more powerful networked applications. Systems administrators will not realize immediate benefits from these improved APIs; however, developers can use these APIs to create applications that are more robust when running on Windows Vista and Windows 7. This enables developers to create applications faster and to add more powerful features to those applications.

Network Awareness

More applications are connecting to the Internet to look for updates, download real-time information, and facilitate collaboration between users. However, creating applications that can adapt to changing network conditions has been difficult for developers. Network Awareness enables applications ...

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