Windows Embedded Blog

A look at Embedded and other Cool Stuff.

May, 2004

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    Happy Star Wars Day !!!

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    Happy Star Wars Day - ”May the 4th be with you” <groan> Today was the first day of WinHEC - we have some VoIP (Voice over IP) demos running in the innovations room, this includes a Broadcom phone running a pre-release version of Windows...
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    Device Update Agent Script Generator (DUAScriptGen) Beta - Try it out today...

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    While working on a demo for a conference I wanted to show Device Update Agent running, configuring the Windows XP Embedded operating system image seemed easy enough, getting the list of files and registry entries I needed was also very easy - then came...
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    CEWSDLGen 5.0 - Windows CE 5.0 CEC files...

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    I now have CEWSDLGen for Windows CE 5.0 up and running, this integrates nicely with the new Windows CE 5.0 build system - initially I didn't like the change from the 4.2 CEC format to the new 5.0 'sources only' build system - I thought it was neat that...
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    Windows CE 5.0 - CEC Files.

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    With Windows CE .NET 4.2 I worked on a sample XML Web Service written in native code (an ATL/COM object written in eMbedded Visual C++ 4.0) - once the ATL/COM object was complete I needed a way to generate the WSDL/WSML files - the Windows CE product...
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    Internet Enabled Refrigerator ?

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    Interesting article on News.com discussing the increase in internet/network enabled devices... http://news.com.com/Digital+home+redux/2100-1041_3-5222185.html?tag=nefd.lede I have a fairly well networked home with wired and wireless network, with Media...
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    Sue Loh has a blog !

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    Sue Loh (Software Design Engineer, Windows CE) has a blog - check out the Q/A on Windows CE Databases - http://blogs.msdn.com/sloh/archive/2004/05/27/143080.aspx Sue is also going to be presenting at the Windows Embedded Developers Conference - the...
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    Seattle Robotics Society, Space Elevators, Windows Embedded Devcon Sumobot Competition & Asimov

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    What an interesting weekend... We're going to be running a Sumobot competition at the Windows Embedded Devcon http://www.windowsembeddeddevcon.com - so, to get a feel for how these competitions run and to pick up a sumobot fighting ring from Pete Miles...
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    Don Box - The luxury of ignorance - Embedded Devices ?

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    I've been reading some of Don Box's blog entries, one in particular caught my eye - http://www.gotdotnet.com/team/dbox/default.aspx?month=2004-04 This article talks about giving Administrators and Developers the ability to do their jobs without needing...
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    MSDN Channel 9, Embedded !

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    Friday afternoon Robert Scoble from the MSDN Channel 9 team visited the Embedded devices lab, we took a tour of some of the more interesting devices running on Windows CE and Windows XP Embedded (including Roberts favorite, the Bernina Sewing Machine...
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    Chris Muench - WinHEC Part II

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    Chris Muench is at it again... more feedback from WinHEC 2004... Ok, I promised to do an update on the second day but it turned out that I was so busy networking and learning about new things, that I did not have a chance to write every day (lame...
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    MVP Chris Muench, day one at WinHEC.

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    Microsoft Embedded MVP Chris Muench has some thoughts about day one of WinHEC... Winhec 2004 - First day Well, not exactly the first day if you include the welcome reception on monday the 3rd but I would say...close enough:-). Wow(64 :-))...
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    CodeProject - Developer Survey

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    It's interesting to see the feedback from developers on CodeProject - nearly 12% of developers using CodeProject are Embedded developers - http://www.codeproject.com/script/survey/detail.asp?survey=376 It would be interesting to see how many of the...
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    New Blog : Windows XP Embedded and Setup Issues

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    One of the Windows XP Embedded team (Aaron Stebner) now has a Blog up and running, this will be covering Windows XP Embedded and Setup issues (not together you understand), Aaron used to work in the Visual Studio team and has a ton of experience around...
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    Windows CE Embedded Device and RSS Feed...

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    I use an RSS Reader to skim news items and updates to favorite blogs (who would spend all day opening a hundred or more web pages to see if there's a new or interesting blog post?) - it dawnded on me that RSS would also be an interesting format to enable...
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    Sumobot - here's what you have to look forward to at the devcon party...

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    Over the weekend I went to the Seattle Robotics Society meeting in Renton to get a good look at how a Sumobot Competition is run - Delegates attending the Windows Embedded Devcon http://www.windowsembeddeddevcon.com will have the chance to build their...
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    Windows Embedded Devcon 2004

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    June 28 - July 1, 2004 San Diego San Diego Convention Center Your Innovation. Our Integration. Attend the 2004 Microsoft ® Windows ® Embedded Developers' Conference The fourth annual Embedded DevCon promises to deliver more code, more...
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    SPOT Watch - new face :O)

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    Earlier this week I downloaded a new watch face for my SPOT watch - It's growing on me, I've had this running as my default face for most of the week I have a SPOT watch, my laptop (a Toshiba M200 Tablet PC), and a Pocket PC Phone Edition - 15 minutes...
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    WinHEC 2004 - Session Videos now live...

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    If you were unable to attend WinHEC but still want to get the great Embedded content then fear not, the videos for the Embedded sessions are now live on the Windows Embedded Web site - along with a growing collection of other tutorials and sessions -...
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    Pocket PC - My new favorite application...

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    I have a Pocket PC Phone Edition device that I carry around with me pretty much all the time, I've had Windows CE handheld devices going back to the first clamshell H/PC 1.0 device that went on sale at the 1996 PDC in San-Diego - I've found the PIM functionality...
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    WinHEC 2004 "Embedded" slides now available on Microsoft.com

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    If you didn't manage to attend WinHEC 2004 (shame on you), then the slides for the conference, including the Embedded sessions are now available online - http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/winhec/pres04-tech.mspx We also spent some time recording these...
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    Great Session - Part II, the Box...

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    I saw a posting from Don Box a while back that talked about his presentation tips, it's buried in his blog, so I've copied the text over here... From Don Box's Blog Everything you know about network protocols applies. How do you know people...
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    Trying out Visual Blogger...

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    I've been using the Internet Explroer UI to post to my Blog, but have been looking for a GUI based tool - I found VisualBlogger 2004 while browsing the web this morning and thought I would give it a try, so far the UI seems pretty easy to use, and...
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    Blogging - tools and wish list...

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    Ok, so here I am trying out W.Blogger, I still have Visual Bloggar installed, and of course have Internet Explorer as a backup. each application I've tried seems to have some nice features, it would be awesome to get the following into a single application...
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    Keep taking the tablets

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    Last year included a ton of travel, with the Windows Embedded Essentials (India, China, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, San Jose, Boston, and Germany), as well as other events, customer visits etc... When travelling I like to catch up on some of my skunk...
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    OpenNETCF Smart Device Framework 1.1 Released.

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    From onoj's blog - the OpenNETCF Smart Device Framework 1.1 is now released - check out the information here - http://blogs.msdn.com/onoj/archive/2004/05/18/134315.aspx - Mike
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