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A look at Embedded and other Cool Stuff.

November, 2006

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    CE 6.0 on Vista.

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    Since I had a couple of hours to burn on Monday evening waiting for the snow bound traffic to clear I decided to pave my laptop hard drive, install Vista and all of my usual development tools - including Visual Studio 2005, Visual Studio 2005 SP1 Beta...
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    CE 6.0 CEFileWiz

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    I've had a number of people asking about availability of a CE 6.0 version of CEFileWiz - you can download the latest version of CEFileWiz here . - Mike
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    CE 6.0 - What happened to DCOM ?

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    John Spaith explains what happened to DCOM in CE 6.0 - you may have noticed that DCOM (Remoting) is not part of the CE 6.0 catalog - John also hints at what might be happening to DCOM Remoting. - Mike
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    Windows Mobile Team Snowman...

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    Yep, here it is, the Windows Mobile team Snowman - Heading to a meeting in the next building I could see that the Windows Mobile team had been busy building a snowman outside of their building reception. Just one question - Was the snowman built by Program...
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    Using CellCore with Windows Embedded CE 6.0

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    CE 6.0 ships with a number of new/updated features - this includes tools integration into Visual Studio 2005 (which provides updates to MFC, ATL, STL, WTL, compilers, C++ language conformance etc...) - kernel changes to support more than 32 processes...
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    The iCup cometh (sometime soon)...

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    While I was waiting for Vista and Office 2007 to install and for 148th to stop being packed with traffic I decided to go make myself a cup of coffee (since the Starbucks in the Cafe had already closed) - I spotted the following right next to the existing...
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    CE Networking Blog: Writing Services for CE 6.0

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    John Spaith has posted some information about porting services to CE 6.0 - here's a link to the blog post . - Mike
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    And then... it snowed...

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    It's Monday November 27th at about 8pm in sunny old redmond - late afternoon it started snowing - you can see from the photo below that it's only a couple of inches of snow on the ground, this has brought the roads in/out of Redmond to a stand still ...
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    Soap: a mouse-like pointing device that works in mid-air

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    This is kinda cool - a handheld "furry" wireless mouse like device created by Patrick Baudisch from Microsoft Research - the video includes instructions for building the device. - Mike
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    MEDC 2007 Call for Papers - 11 Days remaining...

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    If you are interested in presenting a session at MEDC 2007 you have 11 days remaining to submit your session or lab title/abstract - go here to submit your session or lab information . Time to get busy! - Mike
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    CE 6.0: Don't add Platform Manager to your OSDesign

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    Adding the Platform Manager component to a CE 6.0 operating system design will generate build errors for a platform - the error will read something like: Error: Could not find file 'C:\WINCE600\OSDesigns\<Release Dir Path>\cemgrc.exe' on disk...
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    WE-DIG December Meeting - XPE Feature Pack 2007

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    The December WE-DIG meeting will be covering the Windows XP Embedded Feature Pack 2007 - note that the meeting will be held at Microsoft Campus Building 118/Mt Si Room. See you there... - Mike
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    Windows XP Embedded: Image Diff Updated!

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    The Windows XP Embedded team have been hard at work on Image Diff and have just released an updated evaluation version (link to the Windows Embedded Image Diff Blog Post ). The Windows XP Embedded team are looking for feedback on the updated tool - in...
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    Windows Mobile Training: Collection 5150

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    Collection 5150: Developing Microsoft® Windows Mobile® 5.0 Applications Using Microsoft Visual Studio® 2005 is now available. This 12 hour collection teaches how to develop, deploy and maintain Windows Mobile 5.0 applications. These courses will also...
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    .NET MicroFramework Webcast

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    The .NET MicroFramework team have recoreded an Introduction to the .NET MicroFramework webcast - if you are new to the .NET MicroFramework or want to get an overview of the tools/technologies then this would be a good starting point for you. - Mike
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    Final morning in Japan...

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    The world-wide trip is now over and I'm back in (surprisingly) sunny Seattle - just need to get to the airport - the transportation was just amazing ! - didn't take as long to get to the airport as I expected... The red blanket is used to ward off evil...
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    Another CE 6.0 Virtual Lab is online!

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    Yet another CE 6.0 Virtual Lab hist the web - this is the CE 6.0 Platform Builder tools lab - this lab will walk you through the steps to configure, build, debug, and boot a CE 6.0 operating system image and also introduces you to the new registry editor...
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    Shared Source Projects for Windows CE

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    There are a growing number of shared source projects for CE 5.0 and CE 6.0 which are being published on CodePlex and GotDotNet - There's a web page that is keeping track of the projects here - this includes projects like OpenSSH, MPEG-2 Demux, WiFi Driver...
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    Creeping into the NxtGenUG podcast

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    The final NxtGenUG Podcast from TechEd 2006 Barcelona has just been posted - it's the "Girly Friday" podcast, I tried to get into the podcast but got rumbled. - Mike
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    Yokohama: Embedded Technology Conference &amp; Team Meal

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    This is probably the last post from Yokohama, tomorrow I fly back to Seattle after a couple of extremely interesting weeks on the road. Today was the Embedded Technology Conference running in Yokohama, Microsoft ran a "private" conference for the launch...
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    TechEd Barcelona: Crowds rush to get signed speaker shirt.

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    Thanks to Sarah Blow for the photo evidence... at 12:00 (lunchtime) on the last day of TechEd 2006 Developers we gave away a speaker shirt signed by all of the Mobile and Embedded people presenting (or working on the booth) at TechEd 2006 Developers Europe...
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    Yokohama: Embedded Technology 2006

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    This evening we had rehearsals for the CE 6.0 launch event being held at Embedded Technology 2006 in Yokohama, Japan. The Windows Embedded launch seminar is being held as a Private conference (see below) with 700 attendees registered for the event...
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    CE 6.0 Location Framework (John Spaith/Networking Blog)

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    John Spaith, developer in the CE Netowrking team has posted an overview of the new Location Framework to the CE Netowkring blog - I'm hoping to get some samples put together to show this working, perhaps I will add this to my list of demos for when I...
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    Zuning in Japan.

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    James Kim, Senior Editor at c|net takes a look at the new Zune - here's a link to the c|net video - more c|net coverage here I have a Zune player with me on the road that I've been using to play music and video content which was excellent for the recent...
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    15th Nov, Yokohama, Japan.

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    I've now arrived at the Royal Park Hotel in Yokohama, Japan after an 11 hour and 30 minute flight from London/Heathrow and 90 minutes on a train - jetlag is a wonderful thing The trip from Narita airport to Yokohama was extremely simple - thanks to...
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