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Windows 7: New Windows 7 DirectX 11 Resources to Feature Updated

16 Apr 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Service Pack 1 (Build 6.1.7601)
New Windows 7 DirectX 11 Resources to Feature Updated

Microsoft is currently cooking a refresh to the Windows 7 RTM DirectX resources that it is offerings to developers. In this regard, Chuck Walbourn, lead developer for the DirectX SDK, revealed that a new version of the software development kit was planned for mid-2010. Specifically, the software giant intends to ship the next release of the DirectX SDK in the first half of June 2010. Walbourn emphasized that the upcoming version of the SDK was designed to deliver the first update to the Windows Graphics components since August 2009. At the same time, the refresh will help developers embrace the latest iteration of the company’s development platform and tools.

Developers looking to leverage the June 2010 release of the DirectX SDK, a release that they will be able to use in order to build on top of Windows 7 by taking advantage of DirectX 11, need to know that the refresh will play nice with Visual Studio 2010 RTM. In addition to delivering support for Visual Studio 2010, the June 2010 DirectX SDK will also play nice with Visual Studio 2008. But this is about it, as Microsoft will drop support for Visual Studio 2005 with the upcoming version of the SDK. Microsoft released Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 on April 12, 2010. The previous release of the DirectX Software Development Kit dates back to February 2010.

Full read: New Windows 7 DirectX 11 Resources to Feature Updated Windows Graphics - The next version of the DirectX SDK is planned for mid-2010 - Softpedia

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