Visual Studio

jonathan wells, product manager

  • Visual Studio

    Web service calls and performance

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    While on the subject of performance... Have you ever wondered why the first call to a method on a Web service takes more time than subsequent calls? The first time a method on a Web service is called causes the soap client to reflect over the Web service...
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    Performance and the .NET Compact Framework

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    I was reading CJCraft's Blog today (check CJ's cool new “ Creating a desktop remote control “ article on Code Project) and stumbled across an entry that points to an interesting performance presentation by Jim Wilson , get it here: http:/...
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    Check out Box and Fox on .NET Rocks!

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    Jon Box and Dan Fox, authors of Building Solutions with the Microsoft .NET Compact Framework speak about their book and smart device programming on .NET Rocks - The Internet Talk Show for .NET Developers. The March 22, 2004 Box_Fox_Rox episode is here...
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    Mobile2Market Application Contest 4 Grand Prizes $25k each...

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    “Submit applications for Windows Mobile-based Pocket PCs and Smartphones to the Microsoft Mobile2Market Application Contest for your chance to win one of four grand prizes for US $25,000, application distribution plus featured promotions. The first...
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    Jim Wilson's MDC04 Pre-Conference Workshop Material Available

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    Jim Wilson packed Introduction to Windows Mobile Developer MDC04 pre-conference workshop is available from his blog, check it out at: http://blog.jwhedgehog.com/200403archive001.asp#1080184952001
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    Windows Mobile 2003 Second Edition to drive hardware innovation

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    This week at MDC we launched Windows Mobile 2003 Second Edition. This update is all about enabling hardware innovation by introducing the following to the Windows Mobile platform: Landscape orientation for Pocket PC, VGA support for Pocket PC...
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    Visual Studio 2005 Community Technology Preview Screenshots

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    Michael Yuan , Irwin Rodrigues (Group Product Manager) from the Microsoft Mobile Devices division and I met yesterday to discuss Windows Mobile 2003 Second Editon and the new device-related features in Visual Studio 2005. Michael has some screenshots...
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    Win one of five HP4150 iPaqs in Code Project competition!

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    The Code Project has just announced a .NET Compact Framework competition with winners vying for five HP4150 iPaqs . “Write an application that targets the .NET Compact Framework. Make it interesting. Make it useful. Make it cool. You have...
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    .NET Compact Framework turns 1.0 today...

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    Happy 1st birthday .NET Compact Framework! One year ago today, in New Orleans , Bill Gates officially launched the .NET Compact Framework . It has been quite an eventful year: - the smartdevices.microsoftdev.com web site was launched and...
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    More Poster and Coaster!!!

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    Thank you all for your patience regarding Poster and Coaster . I have almost cleared the current backlog of requests; so those of you who haven't heard from me yet can expect an email soon. I have decided that I am going to keep the offer open indefinitely...
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    Pardon my FAQ!!!!

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    It has just become apparent to me that during the 3 or so months that the comprehensive .NET Compact Framework FAQ has been around, that the feedback email address is incorrect. The correct email address for requesting and suggesting FAQ items is netcfaq...
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    HOW TO: Detect a hardware keyboard

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    I recently received an email from Idelso, a .NET Compact Framework developer asking: Q: How can we, programmatically, detect (for Pocket PC OS) if a PDA or phone has a built-in keyboard, so we do not have to use the Soft Input Panel (SIP) control?...
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    To Plaxo?

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    For some reason many of the vcards that I am receiving in emails for the P&aC are coming through as blank emails. So I am grinding away and manually creating Outlook contacts for you all (there are a lot of you - some of whom I have already contacted...
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    Poster and Coaster Request

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    A couple of requests to ease the burden on my 'ctrl', 'c' and 'v' keys - which have been rubbed clean ;-). If possible could you include your contact details in your email in vcard format (you should be able to drag your own contact details from your...
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    .NET Compact Framework Poster and a Coaster offer extended...

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    <.NET Compact Framework World Wide Poster and a Coaster (WWP&aC) FAQ> Just what is the Poster and Coaster? See this post for more info... Why are you doing this; are you insane? For the most part yes... But that has nothing to do with...
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    More on the .NET Compact Framework Class Library poster...

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    Michael Yuan requested an image of the poster, so here it is. Boy I tell ya, it sure wasn't easy to get this up on the blog; especially considering that I thought it would be just a quick cut n paste job. A few people have asked whether I would ship...
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    Who wants a .NET Compact Framework Class Library Poster?

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    One of the first things that I wanted to do when I joined the .NET Compact Framework Team was to create a .NET Compact Framework Class Library poster. This has been on my task list for well over a year now. Well I'm pleased to report that I marked this...
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    What is a Blog indeed?!!

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    So someone just contacted me (thanks Justin) to let me know that my RSS feed was rendering nastily; fonts, colours (note Australian spelling), sizes etc... I just checked out my feed and sure enough there were all types of nasty extraneous HTML tags in...
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    .NET Comapct Framework-based Web Server for Devices

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    This is something that I often get asked about. If you are interested in what a managed Web server on a device might look like check out the .NET Compact Framework Mobile Web Server Architecture whitepaper and sample written and developed by some fellow...
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    G'Day

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    Hi there! My mate Kevin Lisota (aka Batman) the Microsoft Mobile DevCon (MDC) manager and Windows Mobile Product Manager extraordinaire has been bugging me about getting a blog up so that I can share my .NET Compact Framework related rants with the world...
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