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August, 2005

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    A New Way of looking at Help

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    The Windows Mobile 5.0 Documentation is on MSDN, and yes, I admit this is a sub-optimal approach as ideally it should be in the Visual Studio documentation along with everything else. Eventually, we'll get it in there. In the meantime, you need to make...
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    Windows Mobile 5.0 and Pocket PC menus

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    Q. What does eating in an restaurant in Italy have in common with writing an application for Windows Mobile 5.0? A. Confusion over menus. Well, perhaps this problem is unique to me, but every time I start writing native application for Windows...
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    Favourite Nerd News Round-up

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    There seemed to be a lot of cool nerdy things happening this week. Here are some of my favourites. (Note, I've have no inside information on any of these - I'm just pointing to the sites). I finally got a chance to use TiVoToGo on my Series 2...
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    Issues Installing the Windows Mobile 5.0 SDK

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    Have you installed the Visual Studio Beta 2, and then the Windows Mobile 5.0 SDKs, and yet when you try to create a project for the Pocket PC or Smartphone, nothing happens? Here's how to avoid that happening: when installing Visual Studio, make sure...
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    Simple Kiosk Mode Application for Pocket PC - Part 1

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    Mike Hall recently wrote an excellent series of blog entries on creating a Kiosk system running on a Windows CE embedded platform. It's interesting reading, especially if you aren't entirely sure what Windows CE embedded platforms actually look like or...
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    Developer Wiki Hopefully Coming Soon...

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    After a month long break, I'm back and this time I'm talking Wikis. July seemed to rush past, thanks to a trip back to the UK, and all that pesky work stuff getting in the way. Honestly, if it wasn't for all this work I have to get done, I could do such...
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