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May, 2006

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    Windows Mobile and Ajax. Oh yes.

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    Every time I hear of "Ajax", I think of a kitchen cleaning product. Or at least, I did until a few months ago. Then I starting thinking "Asynchronous JavaScript And XML". And then I started thinking "I wonder if I can do this stuff on my Pocket PC?"....
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    Windows Mobile Starter Kits

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    Well, it's taken a lot longer than I had hoped, but we've finally got our Windows Mobile Starter Kits shipping! Ok, so maybe we're not going to have a real Ship Party, and I know I'm not going to get a "Ship It!" award for my special Microsoft plaque...
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    Developing Managed Applications for Palm Treo 700w

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    I've been lucky enough to have a Palm Treo 700w to play with, and of course, that means writing some applications for it. I started off with C# to get a feel for the device, and here are a few tips I've picked up. 1. Update the Treo. Without the...
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    Windows Mobile Emulators - Standalone! and MSFP!

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    Woot! This is great - the Windows Mobile device emulator has been released in a standalone format, so you can demo your applications without having to install Visual Studio 2005. Also, there is now a version of the emulator that includes MSFP - the Messaging...
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    Windows Mobile AKUs

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    Windows Mobile 5.0 is the operating system used by a huge variety of amazing pieces of hardware, but it's not fixed in stone. Every time a new piece of hardware appears on the market, perhaps with a new screen size or a new keyboard, the operating system...
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    Windows Mobile SDK - Updated Documentation

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    As you can read on the Windows Mobile Documentation blog , the SDK docs on MSDN recently got an update. As well as various fixes and tweaks, there is a brand new section on the Internet Explorer Mobile Documuent Model - vital stuff if you are interested...
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    Windows Mobile event - MEDC 2006. The Content Publishing Perspective.

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    Well, the team is now back from MEDC in Las Vegas, and apart from some nasty colds, coughs and very unpleasant food-poisoning incident, we all survived unscathed. In fact, all things considered, this was a wonderful event. Some of the highlights...
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    Windows Mobile Documentation: New Docs, New Samples, New Videos

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    I've not posted for a while, mostly because I've been busy working away with the rest of the Windows Mobile documentation team on creating a lot of new content, just in time for MEDC . We'll be releasing it in dribs and drabs between now and 8th May,...
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