Notes from DevCon Ask the Experts v2.0

Earlier, I posted some random thoughts and notes that I took at the first XP Embedded Ask the Experts session at last week’s DevCon (see the post at http://blogs.msdn.com/astebner/archive/2004/06/30/170582.aspx).  I also want to post some stuff that I wrote down from the 2nd Ask the Experts session (last Thursday at lunch).  I’m sorry it has…

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Jon Fincher’s Blog

It took me way too long to do this, but I’ve now got a link to Jon Fincher’s blog on my site.  He is a Program Manager that works on XP Embedded along with myself and others, he’s been in the group for a very long time and has a ton of experience, tips and…

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XP Embedded and Native Remote Debugging

The second part of Mike Hall’s “Going Virtual” article about using Virtual PC to setup an XP Embedded image and perform remote debugging using Visual Studio .NET 2003 has been posted on the Get Embedded site, take a look by clicking here. For those of you who attended Embedded DevCon this past week in San…


Random thoughts from DevCon

Well, I’ve been here in San Diego since Monday and attended the first 2 days of the Embedded DevCon 2004 show.  I sometimes forget how tiring it can be just to be on your feet all day since I’m used to spending most of my work day sitting in front of a computer.  But it…

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DevCon here we come!

Hey all, I have been working to finish up the presentations, demo applications and lab machines for the presentations that I’ll be giving at Embedded DevCon next week.  Both of my presentations are on Thursday the 1st, so I’ll be spending time meeting folks, answering questions and seeking better understanding of what we’re currently doing…


New embedded evaluation kit now available!

Hey all, if you are new to Windows CE and/or Windows XP Embedded and want to see what it is all about, there is a new evaluation kit available.  It contains evaluation copies of Windows XP Embedded, Windows CE 5.0, a bunch of cool resources and a coupon for $400 off admission to Windows Embedded…

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DUAScriptGen v1.0002 is now available

Hey all, there is an updated version of DUAScriptGen now available at http://www.winisp.net/scrat/DUAScriptGen/DUAScriptGen.zip.  It contains a bug fix for the REGSETVALUE command (it was incorrectly writing blank size values for registry data types that did not need size values at all), some UI polish and clean-up work, and a new document describing how to use the…

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Cool article about using Virtual PC for testing XP Embedded images

I’m sure many of you may have already found this, but I wanted to link to an interesting article that Mike Hall wrote last month about using Microsoft Virtual PC to test XP Embedded images – http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/dnembedded/html/embedded04232004.asp The cool thing about this idea is that if you only have a single machine and you want…

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Device Update Agent Script Generator (DUAScriptGen) v1.0 beta – try it now!

When I joined the Windows Embedded team a few months ago, I set out to learn about my team’s features, and one of the first things I started working with was Device Update Agent (DUA).  I found the documentation very helpful, but felt a lot of pain trying to use Notepad as an IDE to…

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My first Windows XP Embedded post – DUA feedback?

OK, I know I’ve focused my posts thusfar on setup experiences and technologies, but I’ve been working on a project on my new team – Windows Embedded – and I am hoping to solicit some feedback here.  Are there folks out there using Device Update Agent (DUA) to maintain their Windows XP Embedded images?  I…

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