I am pleased to present to you archived links regarding Microsoft Windows Code Name "Longhorn".
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These links cover a wide variety of "Longhorn" topics, including: preparation for "Longhorn", the pillars of "Longhorn", AERO User Experience Guidelines, reference documentation, information pertaining to "Longhorn" driver development, book highlights, and more.
I have tried to list the earliest available versions in order to ensure better understanding of initial "Longhorn" concepts.
Note: While most of these links do contain a substantial amount of information, not all links are available. For reference, titles of dead links are struck out with their links included within parentheses. If a new version of a dead link is available, it is present in bold text next to the dead link.
Bold text also indicates a parent link of a given topic.
Understanding "Longhorn" :
A First Look at Writing and Deploying Apps in the Next Generation of Windows
Developer Guide to Interoperability and Migration in "Longhorn" :
Chapter 1: The "Longhorn" Opportunity
Chapter 2: Preparing for "Longhorn"
Chapter 3: Recommendations for Managed and Unmanaged Code Interoperability
Chapter 4: Recommendations for Win32, ActiveX, and "Longhorn"
Chapter 5: Recommendations for Windows Forms and "Longhorn"
MSDN TV: Lap Around "Longhorn" (http://web.archive.o...&displaylang=en) (New download link)
User Experience (AERO)
Sampler for PDC 2003
Picking the Right Degree of Control for User Interfaces
Notifications for Windows "Longhorn"
Privacy and Security
User Experience Recipe: Database Applications
Getting Serious with "Longhorn" - Create Your First Realistic Sidebar Tile
The Pillars of "Longhorn"
The Pillars of "Longhorn" : Living La Vida "Longhorn"
Introducing Client Application Deployment with "ClickOnce"
WinFX Programming Model in the "Longhorn" SDK (http://longhorn.msdn...odel_lhapi.aspx)
Introducing "Longhorn" for Developers :
Chapter 1: The "Longhorn" Application Model
Chapter 2: Building a "Longhorn" Application
Chapter 3: Controls and XAML
Chapter 4: Storage
Chapter 5: Data Binding
Chapter 6: Communication
Chapter 7: Creating Mobility-Aware "Longhorn" Applications
Release Notes for the Microsoft Windows Code-Named "Longhorn" SDK
Building Drivers for "Longhorn"
Windows Driver Development Conference 2003
Windows Driver Developer Newsgroup and Chats
Windows Hardware and Driver Central
Create Real Apps Using New Code and Markup Model (http://msdn.microsof...on/default.aspx)
Avalon in the "Longhorn" SDK
User Interface Design
Graphics and Multimedia
PDC Talks: Indigo
Microsoft Indigo Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
A Guide to Devloping and Running Connected Applications with "Indigo" (http://msdn.microsof...go/default.aspx)
Indigo Hands-Ons Labs from the PDC (DOWNLOAD)
Distributing Applications Using "Indigo" Services
The Road to Indigo Technology Roadmap (http://msdn.microsof...o/migratevideo/)
Understanding "Indigo" Service Applications
"WinFS" Data Model
"WinFS" Storage Engine
"WinFS" File System (http://longhorn.msdn...filesystem.aspx)
Programming in WinFS
How to Use "WinFS" (http://longhorn.msdn...plications.aspx) Revolutionary File Storage System Lets Users Search and Manage Files Based on Content (http://msdn.microsof...FS/default.aspx) (New Version)?
The Windows File System
Help in Windows "Longhorn"