Tag Archives: Windows 7

Reason № 20140125102752 nobody should be forced to write Windows software

[http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/gg263344.aspx] Emphasis mine When designing a program for Windows 7, you should consider using the XPS Print API to provide the printing functionality because it provides the most compatibility for the future. [http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/ff686814.aspx] [The XPS Print API is not supported … Continue reading

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Between a rock and hard place, Windows Installer edition

Like most executable binaries on Windows, Windows Installer databases (.msi-files), can be signed with an X.509 certificate to allow verification of origin and integrity. This is particularly nice on Vista-class Windows systems which during installation show the certificate holder as … Continue reading

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