PDC 2010: Taking Advantage of Pinned Sites with Internet Explorer 9 and Windows 7

Sunday, October 31, 2010

Following is a summary of the session “Taking Advantage of Pinned Sites with Internet Explorer 9 and Windows 7” presented by Israel Hilerio, Program Manager in Internet Explorer Team at Microsoft, in PDC 2010. This talk shows how you can add integration of your site into the Windows 7 taskbar. Pinned Sites Goals for having pinned sites in Internet Explorer 9: Closer relationship between users and their favorite sites Allow web sites to promote their brand outside of the browser Seamless integration...

Windows 7 Taskbar C# Quick Reference

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Following are some listings to be used as a quick reference to common Windows 7 Taskbar features using Windows API Code Pack. The code in this post is based on previous work by Yochay and Sasha. Features Setting the process Application ID TaskbarManager.Instance.ApplicationId = "TaskbarManaged"; Note: This should be done before the window is shown, a good place is on form load. Setting the Application ID of a window TaskbarManager.Instance.SetApplicationIdForSpecificWindow(form.Handle, "SomethingElse"); or in WPF: TaskbarManager.Instance.SetApplicationIdForSpecificWindow(wpfWindow, "SomethingElse"); Adding a file into the Recent category on the JumpList  _jumpList = JumpList.CreateJumpList(); ... _jumpList.AddToRecent(filePath); Note: You must register (associate) the file type with your application for this to work. Note 2: If you use the common...