Software development

Windows Vista takes care of your weekends

Windows Vista changed the way it shutdowns. Developer should be aware of this change. Read at the rationale behind it: “If you take only one thing away from reading this topic, it should be this one. You will be presenting the best experience to your users if your application does not block shutdown. When users initiate shutdown, in the vast majority of cases, they have a strong desire to see shutdown succeed; they may be in a hurry to leave the office for the weekend, for example. Applications should respect this desire by not blocking shutdown if at all possible.”. It is really true weekends are sacre in some places…