Develop a WPF “touch enabled” app on Windows 7 Beta

Windows 7 is available now as a beta version, and with a new set of Win32 APIs for Multitouch management. the only pre-requisite (no kidding): a computer with a touch enabled screen like the HP TouchSmart IQ500, that my company purchased for the Techdays and on which I developed an application based on Multitouch Interop,which means calling system non-managed functions in .NET managed code.

For this, I based my work on this post, explaining how to declare the necessary properties of the window so that events like “Touch” is transmitted to the application once it instantiated.

Once this done, I could get a small and really application demo which my company has been using for several events, while other companies were using the same screen just able to show old style embedded applications provided by HP (Nice Achievement:))

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