MARK YOUR CALENDARS: Part 20 of 24-Hours of Windows Mobile Application Development Webcast Series is Coming up: Creating Compelling and Attractive UIs for Windows Mobile Applications

Are you interested in learning how to make the user interface of your Windows Mobile application more interesting and compelling? If your answer is yes, please join us for part 20 or our 24-Hour webcast series on Windows Mobile Application Development. This week, Senior Mobility Consultant Alex Yakhnin will explain how to utilize the Alpha…


MARK YOUR CALENDARS: Part 19 of 24-Hours of Windows Mobile Application Development Webcast is Coming Up: Creating Custom .NET CF UI Controls

We are moving right along with our 24-Hours of Windows Mobile Application Development Webcast Series. For part 19 of the series, MVP Maarten Struys and my colleague Joshua Partlow will show you how to create your own customized Windows Mobile user interface controls using the .NET Compact Framework. The Microsoft .NET Compact Framework 3.5 ships…


MARK YOUR CALENDARS: Part 17 of our 24 Hours of Windows Mobile Application Development Webcast series is coming up on Wednesday

We are more than two thirds through with our Webcast series on 24-Hours of Windows Mobile Application development. This Wednesday, January 28th at 10 AM PST, Windows Mobile Device Application Development MVP Andrej Radinger will show you how to develop Windows Mobile applications using Visual Studio 2008. During this week’s Webcast, Andrej will explain what…


MARK Your Calendars: Part 12 of 24 Hours of Windows Mobile Application Development Webcast Series is coming up on December 10

After a short break, we’re back with our 24-hours of Windows Mobile Application Development Webcast series. Please join tomorrow, Wednesday December 10, 2008 at 10 AM PST for part 12 of our Webcast series. The topic of tomorrow’s webcast will be Asynchronous Programming Techniques with the .NET Compact Framework. During tomorrow’s Webcast, MVP Maarten Struys…


MARK YOUR CALENDARS: MSDN Webcast on .NET Compact Framework 3.5 PowerToys is coming up on October 22, 2008 at 10 AM PST!

Time is moving ahead fast! We are almost a third of the way through our “24 Hours of Windows Mobile Application Development” webcast series. Please join us tomorrow, October 22nd, 2008 at 10 AM PST for part 8 of our 24-hours of Windows Mobile Application Development webcast series. This week, MVP Maarten Struys, Joshua Partlow,…


What happened to the "Implementing Transparency, Gradients, and 3-D Glass Effects on .NET Compact Framework Controls" article?

There has been quite a lot of feedback on Darren Shaffer’s article: “Implementing Transparency, Gradients, and 3-D Glass Effects on .NET Compact Framework Controls.” People have been interested in learning more about implementing cool UI effects on Windows Mobile devices. Unfortunately we have to inform you that we had to temporarily remove this article from the MSDN library…


Mark your calendars: Smart Device Development Chat coming up tomorrow (6/19)!

Please join experts from the Windows Mobile, Windows CE, SQL Server CE and .NET Compact Framework communities in a chat around application development for smart devices. These chats are a great opportunity to have your questions answered by experts from around the world.Time: 11am – 12pm PSTLocation: http://msdn.com/chats/Add to Calendar: http://www.microsoft.com/communities/chats/vcs/08_0619_msdn_SDD.ics Hope to see you…


Greetings from Orlando: Please visit us at TechEd!

Hi everybody,   So by now most of you who are attending TechEd Developer week have probably made it to Orlando. Hope you guys are enjoying the sunshine. I sure am. I’ve spent the day by the pool rehearsing for my talk on Wednesday. Don’t blame me, though, since I’m a sun-deprived Washingtonian! Even we…


New "Managed Services for Windows Mobile" project published on CodePlex

Peter Nowak has just published a new project, “Managed Services for Windows Mobile” on CodePlex. The URL for the project is http://www.codeplex.com/managedserviceswm.   Here’s a description of Peter’s project: “This lightweight library contains the functionality for creating Windows-like services in managed code, as Windows Mobile/Windows CE do not support creating Windows services. The library is compatible…


Thanks for attending our Webcast today – another one is coming up tomorrow!

I wanted to give out big thanks to everybody who attended our Webcast this morning. Maarten Struys and I had great fun giving this presentation across 2 continents and we hope you enjoyed it as well. If you were unable to attend our Webcast, you’ll be available to download the on-demand version tomorrow by going…