Windows Live Search v2 for Windows Mobile

I was just reading through my backlog of weblog subscriptions and happened upon Loke Uei’s post about the release of Windows Live Search v2 for Windows Mobile.If you were at MEDC 2007, you may have seen me show Windows Live Search v1 on my Windows Mobile device (sorry for the poor projection during the demo,…

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Visual Studio 2008 / .NET Framework v3.5 / .NET Compact Framework v3.5 Beta 2

It seems like everyone is talking about the release of Visual Studio 2008 Beta 2. 🙂  And rightfully so, it is a very exciting release.  Not only do you get the latest Visual Studio 2008 beta, you also get .NET Framework 3.5, .NET Compact Framework 3.5 betas and more.Highlights for mobile application developers include .NET…

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Knowing when to Ship: Part 1 – Quality Metrics

One of the most common questions I hear towards the end of a product cycle is “are we ready to ship?”.  The answer to the question depends on many factors, most importantly the status of the quality metrics.Today, I would like to spend some time talking about some of the key quality metrics.  In later…

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Windows Mobile Security Primer

It’s really cool what you can find by browsing blogs.msdn.com… Today, I found Reed Robison’s (of Reed and Steve fame) post on Windows Mobile Security.  If you have ever written an application for Windows Mobile or are considering doing so, I highly recommend giving his post a read.  He provides an excellent primer and has…

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Stress Testing for Fun and Profit

For me, one of the most enjoyable parts of being a test developer is writing stress tests.  Stress testing can be a lot of fun and, contrary to it’s name, a good stress reliever (for the test developer).  During the most recent MEDC, I spoke briefly about stress testing and defined it as coming in…

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