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Posted 16 Jun 2010

Silverlight 4: Accessing Windows 7 Taskbar using the new COM API

, 17 Jun 2010 CPOL
Silverlight 4 has the power to talk with any other application using the COM API. After reading this article, you will be able to pin/unpin any Windows application to your Windows 7 taskbar directly from your Silverlight 4 out-of-browser application.
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Kunal Chowdhury «IN»
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Kunal Chowdhury is a Microsoft "Windows Platform Development" MVP (Most Valuable Professional), a Codeproject Mentor, Telerik Developer Expert, Nokia Developer Champion, Windows 10 Champion, Microsoft Rockstar, Speaker in various Microsoft events, Author, passionate Blogger and a Software Engineer by profession.

He is currently working in an MNC located in India. He has a very good skill over XAML, C#, Silverlight, Windows Phone, WPF and Windows Store (WinRT) app development. He posts his findings, articles, tutorials in his technical blog and CodeProject.

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