Backstage @ Robotics

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  • Blog Post: Seattle Mini-Maker Faire is coming up!

    For those who are in the Seattle or PNW area, and if you’re a geek who loves robots or just tinkering with electronics and stuff, don’t miss this event. we’ll be there en-force with all our robots. Come over to our booth and say hi!  
  • Blog Post: Windows Phone Camp in Tampa Bay, Dec 5th

    It’s official - Windows Phone Camp is happening in Tampa, FL on December 5th 2009 !!! The event will be similar to a CodeCamp, not BarCamp style event. There will be a schedule with tracks, topics and speakers. Also with enough interest – even OpenSpace/Collaboration area and a Consumer track were attendees...
  • Blog Post: Mobile Incubation Week announced

    Brian Hoskins from our Emerging Business Team just announced the birth of the Incubation Week for mobile development companies. This is a week long, deep dive, hands on, fully assisted workshop to help startup companies get started in building applications for Windows Mobile for distribution. checkout...
  • Blog Post: League of Extraordinary Developers Challenge 2008 (LED Challenge)

    If you’re a mobile developer in Malaysia, check this activity out: Dear all, You are exclusively invited to attend our program briefing for The League of Extraordinary Developers Challenge 2008 (LED Challenge) which will take place next week, from Monday to Thursday (22 nd to 25 th September 2008) afternoon...
  • Blog Post: Going to PDC? don't miss this Pre-conference

    Doug Boling and Jim Wilson are our mobile development rockstars and they'll be at PDC 2008 this year delivering the one day pre-conference called " Windows Mobile Development in Depth ". if you're going to PDC 2008, you won't wanna miss this. I believe they have a special if you register early...
  • Blog Post: Out making Silverlight shine!

    Went to TechEd SEA 2008 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia last week and got interviewed by a couple of journalists. Know them for many years and was very delighted to see them. This time round they asked about Silverlight for Mobile and what it's all about. here's one of the news pieces that was written by Tan...
  • Blog Post: Mobility Workshop in Malaysia done!

    Thanks to Yu Tsing & Poh Sze from Malaysia, they completed a series of Mobility Workshops in three states recently and got great results. They ran over 15 workshops in these three states (Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Sabah) covering over 534 developers and 138 students. here are some pics :
  • Blog Post: Mobility Training in Vietnam

    Hai Le Thanh from Vietnam, recently conducted a Windows Mobile training for their local developer community. It's great to see these activities being run all over the world. Visit this site for more pics : http://liveclub.vn/news/khai-mac-lop-hoc-mobility-vietnam-ve-lap-trinh-window-mobile.aspx if you...
  • Blog Post: PDC website is LIVE!

    The website for what is considered, the "Mecca for Developers" is open. Register now! you know you want to!! let me know if you do, I'll organize a party!
  • Blog Post: Enable Remote Debugging on NETCF apps

    Thanks to Jon Box for figuring out this problem that we encountered during our workshop in Memphis. Users have a problem trying to attach the remote debugger to a running process. David Kline has published a work-around a while ago and it still applies to Visual Studio 2008. Read the full fix instructions...
  • Blog Post: Mobility Metro site updated

    with fixes to the content and latest news. check it out : http://blogs.msdn.com/mobilitymetro/ you can also follow the event through the use of Twitter Hashtags : http://www.hashtags.org/tag/mobmetro/ follow me on twitter : http://twitter.com/lokeuei
  • Blog Post: Mobility Metro Training done in Xiamen, China

    Got this email update from our colleagues in China. They're doing an amazing job at providing indepth mobile development training that no other platform can provide, not the iPhone, not Nokia and definitely not RIM. If you're an enterprise and serious about Mobility, this is the way to go. 21 people...
  • Blog Post: Windows Mobile Fire Starter Event

    Got this email today: Did you know that 5 of the 10 top selling ‘Smart Phones’ run on Windows Mobile? and, If you always wondered who wrote ‘Bubble breaker’ on the Windows Mobile phone and wanted to write similar applications that get used by Millions of people around the world then this Mobility Fire...
  • Blog Post: More Mobility Metro events

    Here are the other events that are happening in the US. Click on the link to register. City Date Capacity Days San Diego 04/22/2008 50 1 Dallas 04/29/2008 20 3 Austin 05/07/2008 60 1 Chicago * 05/12/2008 20 3 Redmond 05/13/2008 100 1 Memphis 05/13/2008 25 3 Houston 05/20/2008 15 3 Mountain View 05/21...
  • Blog Post: Mobility Metro Houston Sign-up now!

    Mobility Metro- Developing on Windows Mobile Houston, May 20 th – 22 nd Mobility Metro is a 3 day hands-on lab that covers the detailed points about building applications on the Windows Mobile platform. It covers tools such as Visual Studio 2008, the .NET Compact Framework, SQL Server Compact Edition...
  • Blog Post: More Silverlight for Mobile videos

    (L-R: Giorgio, Me and Dale Coffing) Giorgio Sardo was one of the top presenters at MIX2008 and he delivered a session on Designing Silverlight UI for Mobile devices. Checkout his blog here : http://blogs.msdn.com/giorgio/
  • Blog Post: Rare video footage of the Windows Mobility Smackdown!

    It's not everyday you get to see a cool session at a Technical event, but every 6 months we run an internal Microsoft technical readiness event for our technical folks in the field called TechReady. We've been running this event for 3 years and at every TechReady, we run one of the most anticipated and...
  • Blog Post: My Panel discussion at MIX08

    Here's the audio recording for the "I wanna go mobile" panel at MIX08 few days ago. http://sessions.visitmix.com/?selectedSearch=PNL09 weird listening to your own voice. I can never get over it. :)
  • Blog Post: Silverlight Mobile at MIX08

    Checkout these videos of the Silverlight mobile demos that were shown at the MIX08 keynote just this last week. MIXr Mobile Social Networking with Silverlight 2 WeatherBug Weather Beyond the Browser with WeatherBug
  • Blog Post: Silverlight on Windows Mobile AND Nokia :)

    Gosh, never thought that i'd ever be able to post those two logos side by side. :) That's right. After a lot of hard work, not only are we announcing that we have Silverlight on Mobile devices now, but we're announcing that Microsoft and Nokia are working together to provide Silverlight on S60, S40 and...
  • Blog Post: New version of Signpost to be available today

    Ever since we've launched and used the amazing location aware conference application called Signpost at MEDC and TechEd, we've been getting a lot of interest in other events. The next time Signpost will be used will be next week during the Internal Microsoft technical event called TechReady 6 that will...
  • Blog Post: Mobility Metro Training Asia #1 done!

    Just completed this training in Hong Kong to a room filled with developers and evangelists from the Microsoft field offices. We went through 3 days of hands-on training that covers the following topics: All About Windows Mobile LOB Mobile Applications The Tools Managed Development Mobile Data Optimization...
  • Blog Post: Wanna watch Bill Gate's CES Keynote?

    here it is : http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/events/ces/default.mspx Don't forget to watch the funny cameo video at time index 10:45. 5:40.
  • Blog Post: Gamefest Asia 2008 - Are you going?

    Are you attending Gamefest Asia? Microsoft’s premier conference on game development. Join other industry leaders in Hong Kong on Thursday, 24 January 2008 to get the most advanced development intelligence on building great games for Windows®, Windows Mobile® and Xbox 360™. Gamefest Asia Thursday, 24...
  • Blog Post: PDC 08 Announced!

    Alright, doing my bit to carpet-bomb our developer community. Nobody needs any introduction to what the PDC08 event is all about but know that it is confirmed to happen on October 27th to 30th 2008 in Los Angeles. http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/events/bb288534.aspx Windows Mobile is going to be huge...
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