Vista’s Live Previews of Open Windows(used in Flip 3d and Taskbar Mouseovers) ARE Accessible to Developers!!!!
This is great news! It means anyone can build really cool Flip 3d/Alt-tab replacements, etc. Kam VedBrat says:
We actually do have an API in Windows Vista that allows you to take the contents of one window and present them in another Window. This is what is used in the live previews that show up in the tooltips over taskbar buttons, and can be used by developers in their own creative ways.
So, Kam, thanks for the news! Now, can you post some sample C# that uses the previews to get us started? 🙂