Managed Wrappers for DirectX APIs in Win7

By popular demand, Microsoft is making managed wrappers for the DirectX APIs in Win7 available.


DirectX Blog is Live

In order to consolidate a lot of the information from various blogs, we decided to create a common DirectX blog. You can find it here:  This is where I’ll be posting upcoming information about Direct2D. I may link from this blog, but assume that the DirectX blog is the place to go. 🙂

Updated Direct2D in March DirectX SDK

The March DirectX SDK includes an updated build of Direct2D. Note that this build of Direct2D runs on both Windows 7 and Windows Vista. After the Windows 7 Beta release, we received some customer feedback, and made a few minor Direct2D API changes.  These changes are present in the March DirectX SDK, but the documentation…


Upcoming Event: Visual Studio 2010 C++ ISV Development Laboratory

  Visual Studio C++ ISV Development LabMay 4th – 8th, Redmond “Meet with teams dedicated to your success, such as Windows, the Visual Studio debugger team, the Parallel Computing team, CLR, WPF, and more… Hear about native features in Win7 and learn about how we are making parallel computing and multi-core development easier.” Request…


Windows 7 Beta

Steve Ballmer announced yesterday at CES that the Windows 7 Beta is available, effective immediately, to MSDN, TechBeta, and TechNet subscribers via downloadable-image. The general public will have access to the Windows 7 Beta, on or after Friday. Here’s a link to the CES keynote: For those of you who don’t have access to MSDN, TechBeta, or…