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How To Develop Multi-Touch Apps for Windows 7 – Video



It goes without saying that for multi-touch to be successful in Windows 7 and beyond, there will have to be healthy ecosystem  of applications that  enable people to use their computer in ways they have not even dreamt of yet. It will have to go beyond zooming and panning.

Microsoft is  now starting  the process of educating developers at PDC 2008, hoping to spark a bit of creativity in the marketspace.  Fortunately for those of us not able to attend PDC, the session on developing mult-touch apps for Windows 7 is available online  for our viewing. Head over and check it out.

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  1. davidm

    10/30/2008 at 4:43 pm

    Actually I’d say that for multi-touch to be successful, it has to be used consistently and logically across the operating system and applications. This is what Apple does, they roll out one new gesture at a time and make sure apps use it consistently, so pinching or panning always means the same thing. If the same gesture means something different in different apps, it’s a disaster. It has to be as basically simple and reliable as clicking or using a scroll wheel. MS seems stuck playing catch up in this area.

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