It’s been such a long time…

Time sure moves fast when you’re working on cool stuff.  Since my last post (over six years ago?!), I have had the privilege of working on some amaing products (ex: Kinect for Xbox 360, Xbox One). With the availability of the Kinect for Windows v2 preview, I am going to resume posting fairly regularly and…


Moving on…

If any of you read Gamerscoreblog, you may have noticed a suspicious resemblance between the photo of the zombie and the one that graces this site’s News section…  Let me quell any rumors by saying that it is indeed true that the zombie and I are, in fact, one and the same.  Earlier this year,…

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About page finally has content

I realized, this morning, that this weblog has been active for over three years and still has an empty About page…  That’s a bit too long, so today, I have rectified the omission.Click here to learn a little more about who’s been filling this site with content.  Sorry it took so long to get this…

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Steve Lasker details how to configure Visual Studio 2005 for SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition

While I am not (yet) much of an expert on databases, I was excited to see Steve Lasker post instructions on how to configure Visual Studio 2005 to use SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition.The following quote, from his post, is bound to make many developer’s day.  For me, it’s today’s quote-of-the-day. 🙂”Note, you no longer need…

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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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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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Scott Holden on MIX, MEDC and Silverlight

Yesterday, Scott wrote about attending the MIX and MEDC conferences in Las Vegas.  I would like to echo his comment about how great it was to get to demonstrate the cool new features coming in .NET Compact Framework v3.5 and getting to meet and talk to our customers and partners.The response to our new features…

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I may not be the David you are looking for

In recent months, I have received a number of requests for permission to publish excerpts from my book.  I would love to grant this permission, however, to date, I have not published a book (this weblog is my sole publication).To all who are looking for David Kline, the author, I recommend contacting the publisher of…

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What is late binding?

In a nutshell, late binding is run-time resolution / dynamic loading.  Compile time resolution (sometimes called ‘early binding’), uses the compiler and linker to verify that the argument types used to call a function matches the function’s signature.  In my mind, early binding allows me to check my grammar (how I am calling functions) before…

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