My Second Webcast

Yesterday I gave my second and final MSDN Webcast, this time on the topic of migrating eMbedded C++ applications to Visual Studio 2005. As before, it was quite a stressful but enjoyable experience. I’m not sure I’m cut out to be one of life’s great demonstrators – I’m no Mike Hall! – but nevertheless it was a…

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Diabetes Tracking System

I just had to post about the project my friend Lesley-Ann was working on, not only because it’s won an award, but because it’s a genuinely useful piece of software. Of course, it was developed using Visual Studio. Now I need to talk Lesley-Ann into developing a mobile version…   Here’s the link to the BBC News story,…

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Mobile Developer Wiki

I was trying (sort of) to keep the Mobile Developer Wiki a little bit of a secret until it had enough content to be useful, but news kinda leaked out. Still, there is plenty of stuff there right now, so it’s worth visiting. Even better, I’m delighted to see new content appearing, almost by magic (by which I…

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Visual Studio 2005 – SmartDevice Emulator

I recently demonstrated the new Pocket PC and Smartphone emulators as part of an MSDN webchat, and was asked by a participant if the emulators supported external USB devices. At the moment, the answer is “no”, but I checked with the feature team responsible and they said.. well they said a lot of interesting things that I…

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My First Webcast

This morning I hosted an MSDN webcast on using Visual Studio 2005 to develop C++ applications for Mobile Devices. Let’s be kind and say I forgot the launch date of Visual Studio 2005 (doh!) due to nerves, shall we? (It’s November 7. Remember, remember the 5th, er, 7th of November as they might say in the…

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Windows CE Documentation

My team here at Microsoft also publishes Windows CE documentation – which is distinct from the SDK documentation. It’s got a lot of in-depth material, and you might find it interesting reading.    Unfortunately, we forgot to tell anyone that we published it. The most recent update to the documentation was made in August, and you…

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