Managing Breakpoints Programmatically

Posted by: Sankar Ramasubbu  As as extension of my earlier post, I am going to show you how to automate the following breakpoint operations: Enable, Disable and Delete. This post assumes that you have downloaded an image to a device and it has booted up completely.  Please refer to Automating the download of a run-time image for details on downloading…


Developing applications using Windows CE SDK

Hello my Name is Nachiket Acharya and today I am going to talk about usefulness of an SDK and use it to create applications for the SDK. Brent Bishop has posted an article on this site for Automating the Creation of an OS Design Project and Modifying an OS Design Programmatically. In this article –…


Run Target Control Command Programatically

Today I am going to talk about how to automate the opertaion of running target control command and retrieveing its output. This blogs assumes that you have downloaded an image to a device and it has booted up completely.Please look at my earlier post if you want information in this regard.The previous post will also…


Automating the Breakpoint and Stepping Operations

Posted by: Sankar Ramasubbu   I am going to show you how to automate the operation of setting and deleting breakpoints as well as various stepping operations.   The sample included here will show you how to automate the following operations: 1.  Setting a breakpoint 2.  Deleting all breakpoints 3.  Various Stepping operations(run, step in,…



  Today, I am going to talk about how to retrieve process and thread information from PB debugger. This post assumes that you already know how to download a debug image to a Device Emulator using PB. Please look at Brent Bishop’s post on “Automating the Download of a Run-Time Image” for getting code for this…



I grew up in India and moved to USA in 2001.I graduated with a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering with a focus on networking.  I started at Microsoft in November 2005 as a Software Design Engineering and Test in the Platform Builder group..


Automating the Download of a Run-Time Image

Posted by: Brent Bishop So far I’ve shown how to automate the creation of an OS design, modify it and build it. The next step is to demonstrate how to automate the process of downloading the run-time image to a device. Step 1: Create a new Visual Studio add-in. For this example I created a new…


Modifying an OS Design Programatically

Posted by: Brent Bishop As an extention of my previous post Automating the Creation of an OS Design Project I like to show how to modify the OS design that was created in that sample. The first thing that you need to do is get an OSDesignProject interface. We get the OSDesignProject interface from the DTE2 interface that was passed into the…


Automating the Creation of an OS Design Project

Posted by: Brent Bishop As promised in my previous post this time we’ll get started automating Platform Builder by taking a look at the automation interfaces of the New OS Design Wizard.  For this add-in we’ll add a menu item to Platform Builder that will create a new OS design with a randomly chosen BSP and OS design template…


Creating an Add-in for Platform Builder 6.0

Posted by: Brent Bishop As Shane Tangen mentioned earlier this week, Platform Builder for CE 6.0 is integrated into Visual Studio 2005 as a VSIP plug-in. This integration makes it possible to create Visual Studio add-ins for Platform Builder. This week we will focus on the basics by creating a simple Visual Studio add-in that…