.NET Compact Framework v3.5 Power Toys Released!

I’ve been meaning to post this for the last week…  The .NET Compact Framework v3.5 Power Toys have officially been released.  You can download the Power Toys from here. See the .NET Compact Framework Team weblog for details on the included tools. Enjoy! — DK Disclaimer(s): This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties,…

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CoreCon API: Brought to you by the Visual Studio for Devices team

The Visual Studio for Devices team has been posting a very interesting and informative series on the CoreCon API.  I highly encourage anyone interested in writing remote tools to read the series.  In fact, I recommend everyone interested in developing applications and/or tools for devices to subscribe to their RSS feed. As of this posting,…

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Steven Pratschner on the CLR Profiler for the .NET Compact Framework

I love tools.  Debuggers, analyzers, performance monitors, profilers, everything.  In version 1 of the .NET Compact Framework, the only available tools where the Visual Studio debugger and the performance counter data file (also known as the app.stats file).  Version 2 added diagnostic logs and in Service Pack 1, the Remote Performance Monitor. Version 3.5’s power…

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The Journey of the Lunch Launcher: Part 8 – What did I learn?

Part 1 – The origins of the ‘lunch launcher’ Part 2 – MEDC 2007 Part 3 – Managing the Transport Part 4 – Sending messages Part 4b – The output channel Part 5 – Receiving messages Part 6 – Processing messages Part 7 – The Lunch Manager Now that we have seen the story of…

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Quick Tip: Debugging Smart Device Unit Tests

While browsing MSDN today, I came upon a handy article that I wanted to share.   Titled ‘How to: Debug while Running a Smart Device Unit Test’, it provides step by step instructions on debugging your test projects. There is one additional step I would like to add to those listed in the article. WARNING: Using…

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The Journey of the Lunch Launcher: Part 7 – The Lunch Manager

Part 1 – The origins of the ‘lunch launcher’ Part 2 – MEDC 2007 Part 3 – Managing the Transport Part 4 – Sending messages Part 4b – The output channel Part 5 – Receiving messages Part 6 – Processing messages The journey is almost at an end.  Today, I am going to talk about…

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The Journey of the Lunch Launcher: Part 6 – Processing messages

Part 1 – The origins of the ‘lunch launcher’Part 2 – MEDC 2007Part 3 – Managing the TransportPart 4 – Sending messagesPart 4b – The output channelPart 5 – Receiving messagesLast time, I talked about how the Lunch Launcher receives messages.  Today’s topic is now the messages are processed.As with all entries in this series,…

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Recommended Reading: Windows Mobile Data Synchronization with SQL Server 2005 and SQL Server Compact 3.1

I recently finished reading Rob Tiffany’s newest book ‘Windows Mobile Data Synchronization with SQL Server 2005 and SQL Server Compact 3.1’ (special thanks to Rob for blogging about the process and the chapters).  For anyone, like me, who attended MEDC 2007 and saw his SQL Merge Replication demo, this book explains how he built the…

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The Journey of the Lunch Launcher – Part 5: Receiving messages

Part 1 – The origins of the ‘lunch launcher’Part 2 – MEDC 2007Part 3 – Managing the TransportPart 4 – Sending messagesPart 4b – The output channelIn the series so far, we have seen how the Lunch Launcher manages the Store and Forward Messaging transport objects and how it sends messages (invitations, replies) to buddies. …

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The Journey of the Lunch Launcher – Part 4b: The output channel

Part 1 – The origins of the ‘lunch launcher’Part 2 – MEDC 2007Part 3 – Managing the TransportPart 4 – Sending messagesThere is a time honored tradition in some television series of having, for example, ‘Season 4’ and ‘Season 4b’.  This weblog is no different.  Welcome to Part 4b!Last time, I described how the Lunch…

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