MSDN Embedded Subscription Announced

1. To help you deliver their next generation of embedded devices successfully, we have announced the availability (as of July 1) of Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition with Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Embedded subscription.  This provides a cost-effective way to license the entire line of Windows Embedded platforms and tools, receive technical support, and obtain…

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Rob’s New Book. Free C# Teaching Materials

Rob Miles, a professor at the University of Hull, and with whom I had the pleasure of delivering a couple of .NET Micro Framework [2] sessions at TechEd EMEA last year, has released his C# teaching materials for free. He has called it the “yellow book”, since it is yellow and structured like a normal…

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Windows CE guides Vista and Office 2007 around the UK

In case you hadn’t noticed Microsoft UK kicked off the Developer launch for Windows Vista and the Office system 2007 today with two days of activity at our offices in Reading.  The event was so popular that there wasn’t enough room for everyone so Mike, Mark, Daniel and Martin are taking to the road next…

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MEDC Europe – EMB320 Windows Embedded for Point of Service (WEPOS). Slides and Materials

For those of you who attended my WEPOS session in Nice I hope you found it useful.  For those of you who weren’t, where were you? The session presentation and Visual Studio demo project areat tached along with my demo notes and the XML File for the Symbol scanner I used (Not 1.6MB, most of which is…

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Differences between versions of Visual Studio 2005

I’ve spent a lot of time discussing the merits of particular versions of Visual Studio 2005 but this is the first time that I’ve seen it set out in such an easy to understand way. We have Mohammad Akif to thank for this and you can find the original at: http://blogs.msdn.com/mohammadakif/archive/2005/12/29/508066.aspx. Best Regards -Dave

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Using Compact Framework 1.1 with Visual Studio 2005

I was recently asked if it was possible to utilise Compact Framework 1.1 with VS2005.  I recollected from the dim and distant past that I had done it but this prompted me to go and have a look for the resource again – Well I’ve found it and it appears to still work… The information…

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