Windows Embedded Blog

A look at Embedded and other Cool Stuff.

March, 2004

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    The case of the missing Blog comment...

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    So I get e-mail notification of any comments posted to the Blog - someone posted a question about programatically rebooting a Pocket PC device from a .NET Compact Framework application - there isn't an exposed class/function to do this directly, but you...
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    Mars Rover...

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    ESC West/Electronica hands on labs are up and running - we're running four labs, eMbedded Visual C++, Windows CE Platform Builder, Windows XP Embedded and C# The Windriver booth has a Mars Rover, I can't decide whether this is a model or the real thing...
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    Platform Builder - Missing workspace folders and source...

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    We're setting up for Electronica/ESC West, and have been configuring/Ghosting the hands on labs PC's ready for tomorrows labs (or todays if you are reading this tomorrow - you get what I mean)... So, for the Platform Builder Lab we open File Systems...
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    Getting Started with Windows CE or Windows XP Embedded ?

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    You're probably aware that we've been running a series of Windows Embedded Summits, covering the US, Europe, parts of Asia and India (last week). One of the most common questions was how to get started with the Windows CE or Windows XP Embedded development...
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    Shock, Horror, Probe... Problems with the Windows Embedded Home Page...

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    What's going on ?!?!? - it looks like there's a problem with the Windows Embedded Home page, someone has posted the incorrect photo - the page should look like this.... Thanks to various members of my team for pointing this oot (for the Canadian...
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    MSDN Embedded Web Page Updated....

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    The MSDN Embedded home page got a refresh today... The home page now displays updated information about Electronica/ESC West, and a pointer to some guys Embedded Blog... I wonder who that could be... Go check out the home page updates here - http://msdn...
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    Bangalore and Redmond - so very similar...

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    Bangalore, what a hoot (from what I saw of it) - out of an entire week I had just two hours spare to look around, I guess that's what web sites are for, right ? - I can sit in the comfort of my somewhat untidy office and take a virtual tour of Bangalore...
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    Get Embedded - Live...

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    ok chaps, this months “Get Embedded” article is live, this month we're covering SPOT watches, and Windows CE stream drivers - go check it out - http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/dnembedded/html/spotwincerambl...
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    CECGen...

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    It looks like some people are struggling to get their applications integrated into Platform Builder. In my previous posting I mentioned that you could modify the source for CEWSDLGen (shipped with PB) to create a very simple C# application to create...
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    Rami - Adding applicaitons to the o/s image...

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    Hey Rami, Thanks for the comment... There are a number of ways for you to get this working. 1. Assuming you have a built application, copy the application to your Platform Builder Build Release Folder - to find out where this is, in Platform Builder...
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    Visual Studio .NET 2003 - Emulation - Cannot Deploy applications...

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    I've had a ton of flights over the last few days, about 30 hours worth of flights to get from Seattle to Bangalore - thankfully that means there's plenty of coding time - actually, about 4 hours coding time since that's about all I can manage on two batteries...
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    Script, what script ?

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    First the link to ScriptIt, in case you just want to download and get cracking with scripts - http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/winntas/downloads/scriptit.mspx Tomorrow is the Windows Embedded Essentials event in Bangalore, India - the folks...
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    Including applications in the o/s image, and Bangalore...

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    I’ve just flown from Seattle to Amsterdam to get a connecting flight to Mumbai , India , then on to Bangalore ready to present at the Windows Embedded Essentials events – Today Amsterdam is very much like Seattle , a little cold and cloudy...
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    ESC West - Macallan...

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    Ok, so you were already thinking about coming to Electronica/ESC West for the Geek Fest ( http://www.esconline.com/electronicaUSA/special/geekfest.htm ), right ? - Great !! - Here's another reason you should come along to the event, and visit the Microsoft...
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    GEEKFEST 2004 !!!

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    GeekFest 2004 is running at Electronica (ESC West) 2004 - doors open at 7:00pm Tuesday March 30th at the Thirsty Bear - plenty of free beer, food, and cool geek gear up for grabs... if you're going to ESC West make sure you hang around for the Geek Fest...
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    Lights, Camera, VoIP !!

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    We have a camera crew coming to MSFT Campus tomorrow to film various VoIP devices running on Windows CE .NET - The last couple of days have been spent setting up networks of VoIP devices - I think we need a larger Embedded Devices Lab, there are more...
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    University Challenge... missed one...

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    Ok, so I missed one of the universities off my list of projects for the Windows ChallengE (notice the clever use of “CE” in Challange) - Them thar Marketing folks at Microsoft are pretty smart you know... <g> ... whoops, nearly forgot...
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    Windows Embedded ChallengE - Project Descriptions...

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    Time is ticking on, the various universities working on their projects for the Windows Embedded ChallengE have about two weeks to go before the competition at the Microsoft Redmond Campus - this should be a very interesting competition, I've copied some...
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    ESC West Hands on Labs - ASP .NET 1.1 not working...

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    It's time to work on the hands on labs for ESC West (now called Electronica) - one of the labs we're building for this year is the .NET Compact Framework lab - I plan to include XML Web Services in the lab, so decided to create an XML Web Service on my...
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