A Windows CE 6.0 Book that I keep paging back to…

I am not much of a programming book person, I am much more likely to select code and press “F1”. However, I find myself reaching for a CE 6.0 book and have been finding it quite useful. “Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Fundamentals” [Pavlov, Belevsky][ISBN 0735626251]  It is targeted as an “OS” book, so if you are…

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Writeable code sections got you down? Fear no more!

Virtual Memory changes included in Windows Mobile 6.1 can relocate read-only code sections out of Slot 0 and into a higher address range. This change was taken to relieve pressure from our coveted, read-write Slot 0. This change will be transparent to most developers since code sections are by default, read-only and do not assume…

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Hopper: Start Menu Dead!

Interesting post over at “Reed & Steve” regarding Hopper and full screen apps and the Start Menu Dead message. Check it out here. Kudos to them for making this available.

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Use CallWindowProc when using WNDPROC pointers directly

  A recurring theme I see while debugging application compatibility issues has to do with the direct use of the window proc pointer. If the intended WNDPROC exists in a DLL that is located in Slot 0, the pointer “looks right” and is often mistakenly used directly. In Windows Mobile, direct access to the window…

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Are you passionate about Windows Mobile Devices?

Do you want to work on next generation Windows Mobile devices long before they become commercially available? Want to be the first one to work with and influence next year’s Windows Mobile devices? Then you’re in luck! The Windows Mobile team is looking for a strong developer who is passionate about the next wave of…

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MemoRx incorrectly displaying VM overlap in pre-release Windows Mobile versions

Many OEM’s have already noticed that Memory Doctor doesn’t correctly represent VM overlap in some pre-release versions of Windows Mobile. There have been some changes in WM VM architecture that contradict an assumption made by MemoRx which results in potential incorrect reporting. MemoRx will continue to work well in officially release versions of Windows Mobile. …

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