SideShow News: New Device SDK for .NET Micro Framework v1.4


The SideShow team has been working on a new firmware SDK release for .NET Micro Framework device platforms for quite a while now. Well, that release has been released to the web, you can download it here:


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=b877c01d-e80e-4f30-9df9-3a46ec519704&DisplayLang=en


 


Some highlights from this SideShow release:


-          Support for Bluetooth connected SideShow devices (works with new PC driver to be released shortly)


-          A new portrait QVGA UI


-          A new SideShow simulator


-          Enhanced debugging


 


Some highlights from the .NET Micro Framework 2.0 SP1 release:


-          Code signing for firmware


-          TFConvert – can convert TrueType fonts into bitmaps


-          Tools for OEM/ODM deployment solutions


 


It will be exciting to see new SideShow devices based on this firmware SDK!


 


Later,


Gavin

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