A recent survey from "PC World" report found that more than half of the software developers have been developing applications for the Windows 7,and 80% of the developers will do so within the next year. A ironic that Microsoft should be grateful to Apple in attracting developer interest in the new operating system. Embarcadero Technologies said "Spurred in part by the rising popularity of Windows 7 features like Touch and Multi-Touch technology, more software developers are developing applications for", which survey of 606 developers, architects and analysts in May.
Embarcadero said, Even Microsoft's Tablet PC to market has blocked, Apple iPhone and iPad or successfully promote touch-based technologies now available in Windows 7. Report from Embarcadero said, "When asked which Windows 7 features they are most excited about integrating into their applications, nearly 40% said Touch, Multi-touch and gestures input, while 27% said enhanced graphics, animations and Windows Imaging Component, and 24% said ribbon controls," The popularity will soon become indisputable in developers.
The finding suggests customers' enthusiasm have toward Windows 7, especially compared to the defeat in the Microsoft Vista system. But Steve Jobs is producing iPhones with faulty antennas, Windows 7 is able to sell at least 7 copies per second. Since the success of Windows 7, Microsoft's customer satisfaction rose to a new high in recent years. However, for Windows 7 is not the end of the game, after all, Vista was a hot seller when it first came out.Now Microsoft has to capitalize on this early success on Windows 7.