Several events occurred this week making it a truly WOW week:
Microsoft’s much awaited, new operating system, Windows Vista, was finally launched.
British Library published a great WPF application that presents old historical books. The user experience is so rich that you think you’re actually holding the book. I think I had already seen a demo of this app on Mix06, but nothing compares with the real thing.
Microsoft released a new version of its browser enhancement module that enables browsers to render rich content in addition to HTM codename “WPF/E”. Note, that you’ll need the new February CTP release to run WPF/E applications since the previous version has a time bomb that disables it.
And since we’re talking about desktops, have a look at the future of the desktop as the Human Productivity Lab imagines it. SO COOL!
Speaking of WOW experiences, send your WOW and get a chance to win a computer from Microsoft. Haven’t seen any Greek submissions so far. Are we not interested?