.NET Compact Framework v2 SP1 was released!

In the case you have missed it, .NET CF team has released v2 SP1! Point your browse to this netcfteam’s post to learn more about added features and fixed issues: Microsoft .NET Compact Framework version 2.0 SP1 release has been completed and is in the process of being released.  This service pack was driven customer feedback…

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Mobile Client Software Factory – Check it out!

Are you developing LOB applications? Occasionally-connected mobile applications? Make sure to check the Mobile Client Software Factory: Overview A new patterns & practices Guidance offering to help you build end to end solutions on the Mobile platform. It includes a port of the Composite UI Application Block to the .NET Compact Framework. Mobile Client Software…

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How geek are you? How about editing code on your Pocket PC?!

Let’s say you need to finish that software project in the next hour but are stuck in the traffic… don’t worry anymore! Now you can open up your Visual Studio project on your Pocket PC and start coding at anytime and anywhere! Logical Sky has launched CEdit: CEdit is a programmer’s source code editor for…

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Microsoft Device Emulator 2.0 Beta CTP available!

Barry, who owns WM and WinCE device emulation, let us know on this post that the new V2 Beta CTP is available for download here! According to Barry, V2 has: Much improved performance DEComInterfaces.idl – the COM interface to the emulator, along with sample code showing how to use DMA to communicate between a Windows…


Windows CE NERD: Network Enabled Refrigeration Device!!!

Ok, you have to check this out! 🙂 How about developing a Windows CE image for a fridge, developing applictions for it using Managed Code with Visual Studio 2005 and, guess what, using Windows Mobile-based devices to remotely connect and check your refrigeration device’s status? You will love the VS Emulator for the NERD!!! Point…


Windows Mobile 5.0 Developer Resource Kit available!

You can now order or download the new WM 5.0 Developer Resource Kit: With the Windows Mobile 5.0 Developer Resource Kit, you’ll have everything you need to start developing for Windows Mobile 2003 and Windows Mobile 5.0 based devices: Learn about Windows Mobile Install the developer tools Access technical resources Tap into the developer community…

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Chat with Visual Studio Core team…

One of things I love at Microsoft is the possibility of getting to know what other teams are doing through our intranet – one can find product specs, alpha/beta versions of products, prototypes, usability studies, etc. It is a huge set of knowledge that is available to you and you can spend hours learning from…


SMTP/POP3 email component for .NET Compact Framework for free!!!

Gaurav Khanna just posted CSLMail – SMTP/POP3 email component for .NET Framework AND .NET Compact Framework – in his own words: CSLMail 2.0 is a free and feature rich .NET based email component, which supports the SMTP and POP3 protocols, completing the need to design a complete email client. Its comes with complete documentation and…

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Two .Net Compact Framework blogs…

I’ve just learned about these two blogs targeting Windows Mobile and .Net Compact Framework: .NET Compact Framework Tutorials: great content/tutorials for those getting into Windows Mobile development – it is worth reading it! SMARTYMOBILE: great source for our Latam developers as this blog is written in Spanish – from César Fong – Mobile Devices MVP….

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The Design of the .Net Compact Framework CLR

Steven Pratschner has published a great series of articles regarding the design of the .Net Compact Framework Common Language Runtime (CLR), including an introduction & background, JIT (just in time) compiler design considerations and Garbage Collection management: Part I: Overview and Background Part II: JIT Compiler Design Considerations Part III: GC Heap Management Believe me,…