The new Windows 7 Taskbar represents the culmination of many years of Windows launch-surface evolution. The new taskbar streamlines many end-user scenarios including:
The new Windows 7 Taskbar and Start Menu
The new taskbar is a differentiating opportunity that allows applications to shine on the Windows 7 platform. It is the end user’s primary point-of-contact for initiating and managing activities. Thus, the integration of new taskbar features into modern Windows 7 applications is a critically important goal.
The consolidation of features into the new taskbar user interface is designed to provide a cleaner look to Windows, reduce the number of concepts users must learn in order to interact with the system, ease discoverability of key features, tasks and destinations, and make common end-user scenarios more accessible.
In this Hands-On Lab, you will learn how to integrate your MFC application with the Windows 7 Taskbar, including how to:
You must have the following items to complete this lab: