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  • Windows Embedded Standard (Standard 7, Standard 2009, XPe...)

    Bad news for low power devices

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    Transmeta is making drastic changes in their organization, here’s the scoop from CNET . I knew they were looking for an exit from the CPU market but now it’s more official. Their Efficeon proc was exciting when i got my hands on the first one last Fall...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    Star Trek Survey - Results are in...

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    No big surprises for this weeks survey… 42% Next Generation. Which was the best Star Trek Series ? Prompt Count Pct Star Trek (original series) 13 20.31% Next Generation 27 42.19% ...
  • The .NET Sweatshop (v2)

    I Stand Corrected - We're Not The First GDN Team

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    OK, when I am wrong, I can admit it. And I have been informed I have had a few posts that need some fact-checking. I was always under the impression that GDN was a "Skunkworks"—one of those cool things that happens at Microsoft when people throw away...
  • Heath Stewart's blog

    64-bit Windows is Here

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    Yesterday was a truly remarkable day. Not since Windows NT 3.1 released in 1993 have we seen such a shift in computing on Windows to another architecture. Windows Server 2003 SP1 for x64 and Windows XP Professional for x64 were released to manufacturing...
  • VolkerW's WebLog

    What else happened yesterday?

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    Yesterday, a few hours before RTM, my blog posting was almost ready, I realized that this blog entry, being posted a few hours before RTM of SP1, had the potenial of becoming 'influencial' to my career. Well, at least I decided not to blog. Only to find...
  • jfo's coding

    Getting the "blue" themed border color

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    "What color can I use for borders - InactiveCaption is close, but doesnt work in Silver?" System.Windows.Forms.VisualStyles.VisualStyleInformation.TextControlBorder Prior to Whidbey, you would have to directly use the UxTheme API . I would recommend waiting...
  • Marcelo's WebLog

    Data transfer in Avalon

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    Data transfer in Avalon is all about sharing data between applications. Getting your data from one place to another is a very basic part of your computer interaction. The two most commonly used mechanism to move data from one app to another is through...
  • Rob Caron

    Capacity, Velocity, and Productivity

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    In planning our 4th Sprint, which is currently in progress, we wrestled with determining how much backlog each individual and the team as a whole can deliver. The part that was difficult was figuring out how much cost affects each person on the team....
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    An Apple a day...

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    Keeps John Kennedy up waaaay too late editing videos for the web. Find out how we recorded the new tutorial videos and what John learned from the experience. – Mike
  • John's Blog

    Microsoft Staff Caught on Video - The True Story

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    As you probably know, Mike Hall is a cheery chap who loves to explain Windows CE and Mobile Device related stuff. Better yet, he doesn't mind when we point a video camera at him and film him doing it. In fact, he even writes about these videos, on his...
  • Sara Ford's Weblog

    Did you know… How to quickly set the editor background to black

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    You can quickly change the editor background to black by going to Tools Options Environment Fonts & Colors. Make sure that “Show Settings For” is on Text Editor and the Plain Text is selected in “Display Items”. Change item foreground from Default...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    Tutorial - Adding files to Windows CE 5.0

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    You’ve built your Windows CE 5.0 operating system, and you now need to add some files, perhaps this is an application you’ve written in Visual Studio .NET 2003, or an MFC application written in eMbedded Visual C++ 4.0 SP4, or some resource...
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