Developers, does the release of Windows 7 Release Candidate allow you to do new things, does it create problems for your programs, or does it not affect you at all? Take this poll to let us know.
Windows 7 was recently released as a Release Candidate; less well known but just as important is that Windows Server 2008 R2 was released as a Release Candidate on the same day. (Windows Server 2008 R2 should really be called Windows Server 7 because that is what it is.)
For a few developers, a new Windows OS allows them to do things that they previously could not do. But for some developers, a new Windows OS potentially wrecks the programs they are working on, while other developers feel less of an impact. Of course, programmers working on non-Windows applications and many Web applications are completely unaffected by these new releases. I'm curious to know how your work is affected (if at all).
J.JaDisclosure of Justin's industry affiliations: Justin James has a working arrangement with Microsoft to write an article for MSDN Magazine. He also has a contract with Spiceworks to write product buying guides.
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