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  • Windows Mobile Team Blog

    WiFi Debugging

    You've probably read that the wifi/ethernet sync capabilities had to be removed in ActiveSync 4.0 for security reasons. When decision was made, there was plenty of disappointment internally and a number meetings where smart folks tried to find ways to...
  • frankgo's WebLog

    Great MEDC Event in Vegas

    The Mobile and Embedded Developers Conference was an awesome show, I was very impressed with the quality of planning and execution. My hat is off to James and the whole team. I hope they are getting some rest. The attendees were a great fit for...
  • Windows Embedded Standard (Standard 7, Standard 2009, XPe...)

    Boot perf an issue? Improve your POST time.

    One of the MEDC customers I chatted with was close to finalizing on the image they're shipping on a Single Board computer that requires fast boot, but the BIOS POST time was killing them. They're leveraging HORM , but the POST itself was around 8...
  • Alex Barnett's blog

    Microsoft's blogging history

    Korby Parnell writes up a version of Microsoft's blogging history : "In the beginning, back in 2002 and 2003, no formal code of blogging conduct existed for Microsoft bloggers. There were few, if any, other companies that allowed its employees to...
  • Dan Crevier's Blog

    Analyze your netflix rental statistics

    There is a Netflix rental analysis tool available here . It has instructions on how to get your rental history emailed to you. You then save it to a text file and submit it in a form. It shows you a bunch of interesting statistics. It's interesting (but...
  • Direct Reports

    Last Splash (Reporting Services Scripter)

    Jasper Smith has created a cool tool called Reporting Services Scripter that creates scripts from an existing Reporting Services server that you can use to apply to a new server. We have some new scripting functionality in the release of SQL Server 2005...
  • Darien's Dialog..

    Looking to shape the next version of Windows Server?

    Often people ask me, "Why didn't Microsoft include this or that?", or "I'd like a feature that did this" and so on. Well, we are always gathering customer feedback for the next release, whether that's a service pack or a full release like Longhorn . ...
  • Visual Studio Data

    So Much for Jeopardy! ... For Now

    I went to the audition in SF last Thursday. I needed to answer 35 or 50 questions correct; I got 32. At least I'm pretty sure of that as they don't tell you the answers nor do they give you your score. The night after the testing, I decided to write...
  • Trish Putnam's BabbleBox

    Studying for MCAD Exams

    Microsoft certifications can be rather tough sometimes, even when you're dealing with subject matter that you use every day. In the current instance, I'm reviewing for exam 70-315, which is "Developing and Implementing Web Applications with Microsoft...
  • Trish Putnam's BabbleBox

    Wow, it's been a long time!

    I hadn't intended to totally abandon blogging, but it's certainly been a long time, after a rather busy year and a half, and a major organizational shift last year. The change in groups resulted in me continuing to test the same product I was testing...
  • David L's Blog

    Demo of Visual Studio 2005 Team System Beta 2

    If you're: A) Based in Melbourne, Australia B) Interested in VSTS 2005 B2 C) Are free on the 8th of June @ 12pm D) All of the above Then please join me for a lap around the latest Beta 2 of VSTS 2005. I'll be taking everyone through a sample...
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