Rawdeps, Cooking, Oh My!

Here’s a real question from the ‘windowsxp.embedded’ newsgroup: “I have noticed in TD that some components have resources called “RAWDEP (819)”…  How do I create such resources in Component Designer?” OK, here’s the scoop. “RAWDEP” resources are used internally by Microsoft as part of the Embedded build process for every build every day, those rawdeps…

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Impressions from ESC West (San Francisco)

I know Andy has been posting like a fiend to our new Embedded team blog so I am going to jump in while I can. Last week I attended the Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) West in San Francisco. I shared the duty of manning the XP Embedded desk in the Microsoft booth. This was the…

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DBMGR, loaded and with the safety off

Have you ever wanted to delete a component from the database through DBMGR but the visibility was too low? Of course, some of you just go into the SQL table for the dependency database and hack (er, *tweak*) the vis setting for the component to 1000 and voilà! It’s visible to do with as you…

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Embedded Bookstore

Woohoo, look at us! We’ve got our own Windows Embedded Bookstore on MSN. I used to say that there were 2 books you needed to have in your arsenal for XP Embedded development, now there are 3. To recap, if you’re new to this environment, do yourself a favor and start with “Windows XP Embedded…

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Embedded Market Survey for 2005

Windows for Devices has its annual survey in progress for 2005, please take a moment to fill it out, it’s just 11 questions.  Check out the results of the 2004 XPe survey where you had the chance to tell us what’s right and wrong with the platform. I’d like to see something like this done…

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What is a Kiosk?

What is a Kiosk?  If you asked a hundred embedded developers to think of what the word “kiosk” means to them and asked them to define the software features of a kiosk you’ll likely wind up with dozens of broad answers. My basic definition of a Kiosk is a publicly exposed device that the average…

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Hello World

Hello world. Since i’d lose karma for doing a “First Post” on Slashdot, let me take this opportunity to do it on our Windows Embedded Team’s blog. First Post! Yeah, not original. <grin> But now that it’s out of my system, let me first apologize for not starting this blog earlier. I’m the Test Manager…

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