Windows Embedded Blog

A look at Embedded and other Cool Stuff.

April, 2005

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    What's that on your bookshelf ?

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    What can you tell about someone by looking at their bookshelf ? - I run around Microsoft campus talking to a mixture of developers, marketing, PR, sales etc... - I've decided there are two ways to find out about a person, one is to look at the e-mail...
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    Podcast: Video/Tutorial - Writing Native Applications for Windows CE 5.0

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    Hey, On Friday of last week I recorded a video that shows how to write an MFC application for a Windows CE 5.0 embedded device – this requires that you generate a custom SDK for your platform – you can get the tutorial through the podcast XML file...
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    Slow Blog Week...

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    I'm going to be out of the office most of this week working on and filming the MSDN "Code Room" which is using Mobile and Embedded technologies - Today is setup, tomorrow is filming, and Wednesday is interviews with the contestants - With all this going...
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    Moving from Palm to Windows Mobile

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    Hey, this is pretty interesting TankerBob takes a look at Pocket PC compared with Palm – the results are interesting. – Mike
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    It's Friday, that means...

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    It must be time to release a boat load of Podcast files… This includes Interview with Ford Davidson , a Product Manager in the Windows Mobile Team ( mp3 ) Building a Windows CE 5.0 operating system and adding files ( wmv ) Writing Compact...
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    Podcasting from MEDC

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    We’re going to be Podcasting from the Mobile and Embedded Developers Conference – You will be able to get the ‘buzz’ from the event, even if you’re not able to make it in person. The XML/RSS feed is up and running, and we have a sample video for you to...
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    MSDN Code Room - Mobile/Embedded...

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    You may have already watched the first installment of the MSDN Code Room – next week we have some well known MVP’s flying into Redmond to take part in a Windows Mobile and Embedded “Code Room” Challange (I can’t tell you what the challenge is, just in...
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    Compact Framework - # Controls on a Panel ?

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    This question came up from yesterdays Windows Embedded Student Challenge – how many controls can you have on a Compact Framework panel ? – provide your answers on a postcard to… So, I wasn’t sure of the answer to this one, so pinged some of the guys...
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    Are Windows Mobile Smartphones too big ?

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    Today I took delivery of my new Windows Mobile Smartphone, this is a clamshell device which I was hoping was going to fit into my pocket - much to my surprise it's slightly larger than expected. - Mike
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    Read, Listen, Watch ?

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    I’ve been blogging for just over a year now (can you believe it! – the time has just flown by [my Latin teacher at school would say that Time Flies like a Mouse and Fruit Flies like a Banana]) and I appear to have the odd one or two readers (you both...
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    GetTickCount - Has it really been 49 days ?

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    Jack Crenshaw is at it again... He's back on the "There's something wrong with GetTickCount" and therefore there must be something wrong with Windows CE deal - what's with that ? - Here's a link to the two articles Time to re-evaluate Windows CE and From...
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    I'm an Evil Genius !

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    I have a copy of Electronic Circuits for the Evil Genius and the hardware needed to build the various projects – Looks like this is going to be fun, perhaps hooking some of the projects up to a Windows CE reference board would be kinda cool. I built an...
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    Windows XP Embedded - Speed of development or Size of image ?

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    Andy Allred is comparing Windows NT 4 Embedded and Windows XP Embedded on the Windows Embedded blog – Windows NT 4 Embedded wasn’t really that componentized, there were some large buckets of functionality that could be added to an operating...
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    A link to Erick Eidus's Blog Site.

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    I've received a number of comments from people who enjoyed listening to the interview with Erick Eidus - Erick has a blog, click here to follow along. - Mike
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    Nokia NGage running Windows Mobile

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    Just found this on Modaco a screen shot of a Nokia NGage running Windows Mobile – I wonder if this is real (just looking at today’s date on my Suunto SPOT watch) – Mike
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    Platform Builder Documentation Team needs YOUR help!

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    It's March Survey madness (actually it's April, but March sounded better). The Windows CE Platform Builder documentation team are interested in what improvments could be made to the documentation - take this ">short anonymous survey to provide your feedback...
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