Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

A blog of the technical and only sometimes uneventful side of programming in .NET and life within Microsoft

December, 2004

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    Application Domain Basics

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    Traditional Windows based development has considered the process as the basic unit of execution and isolation for running applications. The basic theory was that each running application was loaded into a separate process that automatically isolated each...
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    Application Domain Basics

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    The Definition Traditional Windows based development has considered the process as the basic unit of execution and isolation for running applications. The basic theory was that each running application was loaded into a separate process that automatically...
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    Deploying SQL CE for the Compact Framework

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    Question: I am developing a Pocket PC application and want to use SQL Server CE for the storage of the data. I have SQL Server installed on my development environment and it works fine. How can I get it running on the Pocket PC? Answer: By default when...
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    Will Code for Device - Winner

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    Will Code for Device – Winner Todd Acheson PDA Diary is a simple application designed to store encrypted user information (textual). Great tool for storing passwords, key codes, credit card numbers, PINs, bank information, private notes, software registration...
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    Will Code for Device - Winner

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    Will Code for Device Winner Mike McCann EchoNode Personal Data Repository (EPDR) Mobility Roadshow Attended: 11/09/2004 in Irving Texas The EPDR application is a category driven, "node" based application with each node being designed to serve a task useful...
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    Will Code for Device - Winner

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    Will Code for Device – Winner Marc Taylor Description This application is a demonstration of Probability Distribution. The idea came from a Mathsoft newsletter published in the Winter of 1995 that described how to implement it with the Mathcad software...
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    Got Speech!

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    Got Speech? Developing Applications using Microsoft Speech Server and .NET Wednesday, February 23, 2005 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Microsoft New England District Office Waltham , MA Registration is open! Does your application have something to say? Show me the...
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    Will Code For Device - Winner

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    Will Code For Device – Winner Leland Prior My application is an adaptation of a board game from Southeast Asia. The game is interesting because it is visually deceptive. There are originally 14 hunters and 2 tigers. The hunters must entrap both tigers...
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    Will Code For Device - Winner

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    Ken Tucker Ken@OnteoraSoftware.com http://www.onteorasoftware.com/default.aspx This program demonstrates how to display an image in a picture box that is stored in a database column. Show me the code
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    Will Code For Device - Winner

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    Will Code For Device – Winner Christopher Hockenberry This application is called Dumpster. It is used to take practice tests based on BrainDumps. BrainDumps are lists of raw question data people have put into a specific format, so as to create practice...
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    Will Code For Device - Winner

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    Will Code For Device – Winner Doug Luecke The program is called Tappo, and is a metronome for a drummer or a bandleader in a live band. The drummer in our rock band had trouble remembering the tempos for the various songs that we played. He had one of...
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    Will Code For Device - Winner

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    Will Code For Device – Winner John Sides Loan Calculator - the first form (calculate) has four (4) user variables; Loan Amount, APR, Payments and Number of Payments. When the user enters any three (3) of the variables the app will CALULATE the 4 th as...
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    Will Code For Device Winner

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    Will Code for Device Winner Dave Wickersheim The program displays questions and answers in a simple format. The questions and answers are stored in a local xml file. Show me the code
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    Will Code For Device - Winner

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    Will Code For Device – Winner Ehsan Masud MSMQ Monitor Pocket PC Application: Vision: The application works as a monitor for MSMQ Message Queuing Server. The application connects to MSMQ Message Queuing Server through web service. The application shows...
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    Will Code For Device - Winner

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    Will Code For Device – Winner Ronda Pederson http://www.streetcoder.com/blog/displayblog.aspx Remodeler I am currently remodeling an old house. My mother does this for a living. While walking through the house it is frequently necessary to calculate how...
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    Will Code For Device - Winner

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    Pocket Helpdesk Gary Hoehn Necessity is the mother of invention. We have a web based helpdesk application that our 60 techs use for all of their activity. The problem is that they go to remote sites and have to print out a list of tickets before they...
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    Will Code For Device - Winner

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    Woody Hansmann MasterMind The original MasterMind was a two person game played with a board, colored pegs and scoring pins. One player would select a set of colored pegs for the "hidden" goal. The second player would try to decipher the hidden set by...
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    Will Code For Device Winner

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    Loren Halvorson Check out more information and download from http://weblogs.asp.net/lorenh/archive/2004/11/27/271015.aspx Continuous integration status on PocketPC: PocketDashboard for CruiseControl.NET I was looking at my PocketPC as it sat in its cradle...
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    Will Code for Device Winner

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    Duane LaFlotte http://www.criticalsites.com/dlaflotte/ Description: This is a slide puzzle. It will take any BMP or JPG picture on your handheld and jumble it up. Your task is to unjumble it. There are three different difficulty settings and three different...
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    And the winners are!

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    Drum roll – please! The winners of the Will Code for Device is: Chris Hockenberry McKinney , TX David Wickersheim Florissant , MO Doug Luecke Richardson , TX Woody Hansmann Northbrook , IL Ehsan Masud Overland Park , KS Gary Hoehn Tyler , TX John Sides...
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    Updated Code Camp Banner

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    We have updated the Code Camp banner! Help spread the word - whether you are attending or planning one. If you want to link to it – here is the HTML code <html> <head> <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=windows...
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    The Code Camp Manifesto

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    The original Code Camp was a conglomeration of ideas by many different people across the development community. The idea was simple – provide an off hour forum for the development community to speak and share ideas for them to come and enjoy. The results...
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    Announcing Code Camp 3

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    Code Camp III : The Madness! Register Today Call for Speakers March 12/13, 2005 March 12 – 8:30 AM – 9PM March 13 – 8:30 AM – 4PM Microsoft Waltham 201 Jones Rd. Waltham , Ma. Are you a developer interested in improving your .NET skills? Then this is...
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    New Article Available

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    My latest article is available from the folks at .NET Developers Journal Introducing SharePoint Web Services Integrate and extend your portal infrastructure Last week I attended a follow-up meeting with the staff of a local customer that had just completed...
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    Congratulations are in order

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    The developer community is an incredible community. I have the opportunity to work with absolutely incredible people all over the developer world. I have to say that both Julia Lerman and Chris Pels are two of the best! I was extremely proud to see they...
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