Overview of the Windows SDK
With the advances in Windows Vista™, Microsoft enables the Windows platform to deliver on three key essentials:
Helping people to be more confident by making the operating system safer, more reliable, and more responsive
Helping people gain clarity by removing clutter and improving organization
Helping people connect with others easily and securely by improving network security and integration collaboration
Windows Vista empowers developers to create software that embodies these three essentials. Windows Vista improves application quality, enables developers to create richer, easier-to-use applications, and adds comprehensive APIs for accessing connectivity infrastructure.
Lists the new features of this release of the Windows SDK, including technologies, tools, and samples.
Summarizes the top ten ways your applications can take advantage of the new features provided by Windows Vista.
Lists the samples available in this release of the Windows SDK and includes instructions on how to build them from the Samples directory.
Lists the specialized optional components that can help you work more efficiently.