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  • Blog Post: .NET Micro Framework 3.0 Porting Kit

    I’ve been meaning to blog this for ages.  For those of you who aren’t aware the .NET Micro Framework porting kit is now available through the MS Store. The price has been significantly reduced in price and is available through the US Store & UK Store, serving the EU . For those not served by...
  • Blog Post: Controlling Your Festive Lights with the .NET Micro Framework

    Rob Miles has come up with a new spin on seasonal project by making his festive lights flash red whenever he posts a new entry on his blog :). Check out http://blogs.msdn.com/coding4fun/archive/2008/11/27/9149635.aspx for all of the information on the .NET Micro Framework and the hardware and code required...
  • Blog Post: Rob's New Book. Free C# Teaching Materials

    Rob Miles , a professor at the University of Hull , and with whom I had the pleasure of delivering a couple of .NET Micro Framework [2] sessions at TechEd EMEA last year, has released his C# teaching materials for free. He has called it the "yellow book", since it is yellow and structured like a normal...
  • Blog Post: EMEA .NET Micro Framework Porting Labs sheduled for November

    I blogged about this a while back , to guage demand, and I'm happy to report that, based on your feedback, a .NET Micro Framework Porting Training session has been scheduled for Sunday, November 4, 2007 in conjunction with TechED Developers Europe in Barcelona, Spain. The training will take place at...
  • Blog Post: Survey - Micro Framework Porting Training in EMEA

    Whilst at MEDC last week I had a number of conversations regarding the possibility of running a Micro Framework Hardware Porting Lab in Europe. We would really like to do this but would like to assess demand, so that we can ensure the training is appropriate. If you are interested could you please forward...
  • Blog Post: MEDC Berlin - Micro Framework Session Demo

    Those of you at my MEDC session in Berlin would have seen me build a Micro Framework application, from scratch, that allowed you to visually set a desired temperature and then communicate this across an RS232 interface. For the demo I used the Freescale Emulator and i.MXS board. However it is possible...
  • Blog Post: MEDC Berlin - Micro Framework Emulators

    I had a couple of conversations MEDC last week regarding the creation and extention of Micro Framework emulators. The attached document is from an Instructor Led Lab that was run at MEDC Vegas, it gives a great overview of the Micro Framework emulator and how it can be easily extended. Please let me...
  • Blog Post: MEDC Berlin - Micro Framework Session Slide Deck

    Thankyou to all of you who attended my Micro Framework session at MEDC Berlin earlier this week. I hope you found it useful and informative... You can find the slide deck I referenced attached. Let me know if you have any questions. -Dave
  • Blog Post: Paris Techdays - Me, Mike and Olivier talk about Embedded...

    Olivier blogged about this a while back , but I came across it whilst I was pulling material together for MEDC. During the Paris Techdays in February, Oliver Bloch , Mike Hall and myself where interviewed about Microsoft Embedded technologies: Windows CE 6.0, Windows XP Embedded, and the .NET Micro Framework...
  • Blog Post: Getting Started with the Freescale i.MXS Micro Framework Board

    One of the Micro Framework boards I've been working with recently is the i.MXS from Freescale, it has great functionality and is great for demos with it's QVGA screen. Alden Linn has written a whitepaper which offers some great tips for getting started with .NET MF using the i.MXS Development Kit and...
  • Blog Post: .NET Micro Framework Videos

    You may be aware that I'm giving a .NET Micro Framework session at MEDC next week. As part of my preparation I been reviewing some material and cam across these videos that you may find interesting. On on10.net here , there's a great video of Mike Hall giving a demo of building a .NET MF project using...
  • Blog Post: .NET Microframework SDK 2.0 Released at Embedded World

    Small really is beatiful. Version 2.0 of the .NET Microframework SDK was released early this week at Embedded World in Nuremberg. The .NET Micro Framework is an environment that extends the advantages of Microsoft .NET and the Visual Studio development system into a class of smaller, less expensive...
  • Blog Post: Wearable Windows - .NET MicroFramework for clothes and bags

    A colleague of mine pointed this out in the most recent edition of Electronics Weekly . Eleksen , here in the UK, have developed fabric embeddable Vista Sideshow displays (Sideshow is built on the .NET MicroFramework) that can be used to access information on your Vista PC. Go on wear your Windows on...
  • Blog Post: Microframework Developer Center is now live

    For those of you who haven't read my previous posts on the Microframework, it' s an environment that enables the advantages of Microsoft .NET and Visual Studio to be used to create smaller, less expensive, and more resource-constrained devices than was previously possible with the other Microsoft embedded...
  • Blog Post: ...and it makes coffee !!!

    Check out this Smart Personal Object coffee maker that you can purchase on Amazon in the US. The device will tell you the time and local weather conditions, and makes coffee. Based on the .NET MicroFramework the device functions very similarl to a SPOT watch letting you know what to expect before you...
  • Blog Post: .NET for Gadgets - What is the .NET Micro Framework?

    Recently many of you may have seen me talking about the .NET Micro Framework, a low-end software platform aimed at deeply embedded applications . The .NET MF extends the advantages of .NET and the Visual Studio toolset into small devices with tight constraints on cost, memory, processor, and/or power...
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