Learn about Windows 7: Windows Ribbon Framework
Windows 7 provides a Ribbon Framework that developers can leverage to deliver a rich, graphical, animated, and familiar user interface using a markup-based UI and a small, high-performance, native code runtime. The Ribbon control helps developers improve usability by exposing an application’s most frequently accessed features directly to end users.
Get Started with the Windows Ribbon
Shows you some applications that use the Ribbon Framework.
Use the Windows Ribbon In Your Application