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Rob Cameron, Industry Architect Evangelist (Twitter: @Robcamer)

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  • Blog Post: Occam’s Razor And Getting Data to Windows Mobile Devices

    Rob Tiffany recently updated his book available at Amazon on Enterprise Data Synchronization with SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server Compact 3.5.  This is THE book to read if you need to get data to Mobile Devices.  With the new Marketplace for Windows Mobile, developers are thinking about consumer...
  • Blog Post: Red-bits, Green-bits and .NET Framework Versions…

    A question came up on standardizing on .NET Framework 3.5 and the effects on older ASP.NET applications. The short answer is that .NET Framework 3.5 is compatible with .NET Framework 2.0 or 3.0. However, .NET Framework 1.0 / 1.1 ASP.NET applications are not compatible with .NET Framework 2.0 or higher...
  • Blog Post: ARCHITECT COUNCIL | Pragmatic Patterns for Architects

    “Cloud computing will supersede traditional IT”, “SOA will enable business agility”, “my way or the highway”, etc. We’ve all heard this type of proclamations before, as many look to the “next big things” in technology to exact sweeping changes and solve many issues; truth is, technologies and tools aren...
  • Blog Post: Windows Mobile RampUP – The Place to Start

    There is a ton of information and resources available on the Internet to get up to speed on Windows Mobile development.  However, it can be daunting to know where to dive in, even for a seasoned developer.  That’s where the Windows Mobile RampUp is the place to start.  This link provides...
  • Blog Post: TechEd 09 Update on Windows Mobile 6.5 Development

    Quick Facts from links below: You can register for the marketplace now, application submissions will open up soon. The application fee for submission of an application is $99. This applies to both paid and free apps. To lower the cost, we are offering a promotion through the end of 2009, in...
  • Blog Post: Atlanta CodeCamp in Gwinnett, GA - March 14th

    What: All day geek fest focusing on code and not marketing fluff. When: Saturday, March, 14, 2009 All day (doors open at 7:30) Where: Georgia Gwinnett College - 1000 University Center Lane, Lawrenceville, GA 30043 ( More Information ) Speakers and Agenda : Currently being finalized. Check the http:/...
  • Blog Post: The Mobile Internet – ASP.NET Mobile Controls

    While many modern mobile phones are adopting desktop-like browsing experience including Windows Mobile 6.1.4 and the recently announced WM 6.5, web developers may still want to create web sites tailored for mobile device use.  ASP.NET does provide support for device-specific rendering in the ASP...
  • Blog Post: Windows Mobile 6.5 Announcement at Mobile World Congress 09

    Windows Mobile 6.5 was official announced at the Mobile World Congress 2009 conference in Barcelona, Spain.  Event highlights can be found at this link . While Windows Mobile 6.5 includes a revamped more consumer-oriented user interface, underneath the covers it is still based on the Windows CE...
  • Blog Post: A Little Light Holiday Reading :-)

    I don’t know the authors personally and I don’t work for the publisher----I publish with Apress:-) but I have to say LINQ in Action is one of the best technical books I have read in recent years. LINQ in conjunction with the language enhancements in C# 3.0 / VB.NET 9 are incredibly important in terms...
  • Blog Post: Trust and Hyper-V

    I have spent a lot of time onsite in the trenches with customers who have both the .NET Platform and the Java/Unix platform. Many of these customers are in the telecommunications industry with a heavy focus on Java/Unix. Given that Unix was born at Ma Bell, I can understand the love but sometimes...
  • Blog Post: Interesting Read on Silverlight 2.0 and WPF

    Pete Brown has a great blog post here on Silverlight 2.0 and WPF.  Pete makes some great points on what Silverlight 2.0 will bring to the table as well as mentioning what is available today with WPF. As Pete points out , writing applications in WPF does not rule out the web deployment model. ...
  • Blog Post: Interested in learning more on OPEN XML?

    I recently got a query from a customer for information on Open XML development and compiled a couple of links so sharing here as well: Good background on Open XML and link to technical preview: http://blogs.msdn.com/erikaehrli/archive/2007/06/04/announcing-the-new-open-xml-object-model.aspx 2007 Office...
  • Blog Post: Silverlight + ASP.NET AJAX + WCF

    I started working on a sample that demonstrated a Silverlight 1.0 application that leveraged ASP.NET AJAX to make web service calls written using WCF but like all good developers I searched the Net first to see what I could find that was useful. What I found was a great sample (great because it is...
  • Blog Post: Couldn't resist posting that Visual Studio 2008 / .NET 3.5 Shipped today!

    Soma announced that VS2008 and .NET 3.5 shipped today . It is available via MSDN Downloads for subscribers here . Don't forget, you can target .NET Framework 2.0 with Visual Studio 2008 so existing .NET Framework 2.0 developers can start taking advantage of Visual Studio 2008 right away:-)
  • Blog Post: What are the most active 25 Open Source Projects

    Yes, I intentionally left out that I am referring to the top 25 on Microsoft's CodePlex:-) I know that there are many active Open Source projects beyond CodePlex that have been around longer than CodePlex but this link at eWeek lists the most active 25 Open Source Projects at Microsoft's CodePlex so...
  • Blog Post: Want to Read the .NET Framework Source Code?

    If you think it would be helpful as a developer to be able to debug into the source code of the .NET Framework, then we have exciting news for you. With Visual Studio 2008, you will be able to do exactly that. As part of the Shared Source Initiative , Microsoft will release the source code to the...
  • Blog Post: How Do I Migrate from X to Visual Studio 2005 / .NET

    My role at Microsoft is to talk with Communications Sector customers (Media & Entertainment, print, telco, cable, wireless, etc.) about Visual Studio 2005 and the .NET Framework. We have a lot of excitement around the development platform and I am asked quite often for information on tools that can...
  • Blog Post: Interactive Media Manager (IMM)

    As I mentioned in my initial blog post, I am a Developer Evangelist focused on the Communications Sector at Microsoft, which includes telecommunications companies as well as media & entertainment companies. Interactive Media Manager (IMM) was announced at the 2007 National Association of Broadcasters...
  • Blog Post: Relating .NET Framework 3.0 to .NET Framework 2.0...

    As a Developer Evangelist at Microsoft for the Communications Sector (Telco + Media & Entertainment industries), I have been presenting quite a bit on .NET Framework 3.0 lately. One understandingly confusing aspect is the naming of .NET Framework 3.0. The reason why it is confusing is because in...
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