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The Unsung Story of the Windows 8 Desktop

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The Unsung Story of the Windows 8 Desktop

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When developers first got their hands on the Windows 8 Developer Preview, I heard some comment that it was Windows 7 with some touch-friendly menus added in Metro. While most now know that is far from the case, there is a heavy focus on the Metro-style features and I think it is easy to miss the long list of features that are available in Windows 8 on the desktop. To address this, I put together a talk called "Windows 8: A Tale of Two Stacks" and covered dozens of features that have been added for both Windows 8 and Metro.

The talk that I did as part of my company Wintellect's webinar series in partnership with the LinkedIn .NET Users' Group was recorded in full. I'm happy to present it here, and I hope you will walk away with a deeper understanding of the many features that are going to be available when Windows 8 is officially released late in October of 2012.

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