Richard Greenberg has joined the .NET Compact Framework web logging roster

Today, Richard Greenberg, Group Program Manager for the .NET Compact Framework, officially opened his web log.  He has wasted no time in getting to some interesting content.Please take a few moments and pay him a visit.  Take care,– DKDisclaimer(s): This posting is provided “AS IS” with no warranties, and confers no rights.


Using a UserControl to combine related controls

Have you been writing an application where you needed to relate multiple controls to each other (ex: a Button and a TextBox) where multiple sets of the related controls are required?The scenarioI have an application where I needed to have multiple Button controls which I needed to perform the same task.  This task was to…


Three Common Causes of Memory Leaks in Managed Applications

One of the joys of working with managed code is not having to worry (as much) about memory management and letting the Garbage Collector do it’s job.  There are situations, however, when applications need to take a more active role in memory management.  At MEDC 2005, I spoke, during my debugging session, about three common…


Running NetCF v1 applications on v2 post has been updated

Just a quick note for those of you who have already read my “Is your application running on version 2 of the .NET Compact Framework?” post…Today, I updated the application configuration file data to list all versions of the .NET Compact Framework, including all version 1 service pack releases.  When creating your configuration files, please…


Monitoring Application Performance on the .NET Compact Framework Part V – Version 2 performance counters (Part III: Locks and Threads counters)

This is the third part in the series describing .NET Compact Framework v2 performance counters.   A complete listing of this series, to date, is included below.Pre-requisite:Monitoring Application Performance on the .NET Compact Framework Part I – Enabling performance counters.NET Compact Framework Version 1:Monitoring Application Performance on the .NET Compact Framework Part II – Version 1…


Is your application running on version 2 of the .NET Compact Framework?

Now that version 2 of the .NET Compact Framework has been released and Visual Studio 2005 has been launched, I thought it would be a good idea to post an update to the application configuration (app.config) file needed to allow your .NET Compact Framework v1 applications to enjoy the benefits of the new release.To promote…


Targeting Windows CE processors for native Visual Studio 2005 projects

While I do not often delve into native programming on this weblog, I was asked about this topic recently and thought I would share what I learned.  That question was: “How do I target a specific processor type when building a native Windows CE 5.0 application?”I’d like to start by taking at look at what…