Namespaces for .NET Compact Framework 3.5

I’ve been asked recently for the list of namespaces that will ship with .NET Compact Framework 3.5, so here it is: Namespace Microsoft.ServiceModel.Channels.Mail Microsoft.ServiceModel.Channels.Mail.WindowsMobile Microsoft.VisualBasic Microsoft.VisualBasic.CompilerServices Microsoft.Win32 Microsoft.WindowsCE.Forms Microsoft.WindowsMobile.DirectX Microsoft.WindowsMobile.DirectX.Direct3D System System.CodeDom.Compiler System.Collections System.Collections.Generic System.Collections.ObjectModel System.Collections.Specialized System.ComponentModel System.Configuration.Assemblies System.Data System.Data.Common System.Data.SqlClient System.Data.SqlServerCe System.Data.SqlTypes System.Diagnostics System.Diagnostics.CodeAnalysis System.Drawing System.Drawing.Drawing2D System.Drawing.Imaging System.Drawing.Text System.Globalization System.IO System.IO.Compression System.IO.Ports System.Linq System.Media…

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MOAST! – Sinbad Search

Here’s the Mother of All Search Tools. Made in Malaysia 🙂 Sinbad Search according to its creator, Teng, is a useful contextual search tool that helps simplify information retrieval. here’s the full scoop: Sinbad Search is for looking up information on the go, it is not just intended as another RSS reader but software for…

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Cool! Make ASP.NET AJAX recognize Mobile IE properly

Jim Wilson has been working hard on mobile web technologies for the past few months and he just posted a browser definition file that he hacked together to get ASP.NET to recognize the Mobile IE browser properly so that AJAX capabilities would work as advertised. Most of the current issues with AJAX on Mobile IE…

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Microsoft System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008 launched

*phew* I had to take a deep breath before saying it. What’s with the super long names nowadays? I think a better name would be, Microsoft Device Manager or it’s old internal codename (for those of you who know what it is). This is one of the most sought after and asked for solutions by…

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Freaking cool Halo3 display at the Company Store

If you’re ever visiting Microsoft, make sure you drop by the Visitor Center / Company Store to take a look at this very cool Halo 3 diorama. I believe these were the same models that were created for the TV commercial.   here’s the TV commercial:      

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Ohhhhhhhhhhh

haha I can’t believe it. Someone is doing it. Woot! Kudos to Toshiba. Derek will be so happy. Not sure why? checkout this vid:    

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Media Player Control for Windows Mobile

This is really cool. the OpenNETCF guys are at it again. someone pay them already!! they’ve created a Media Player Control that allows you to easily play media using your .NET Compact Framework application. This however is an actual product and not freeware, so quickly go grab the beta now.

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QR Codes for everyone

Thanks to OpenNETCF, you can now easily build QR Code recognition capabilities to your application. Mark has blogged about this new toolkit and resources for building QR codes. Check it out : http://blog.markarteaga.com/QRCodeForNETCompactFramework.aspx

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Mobile Check-in at Airports in Sydney

Now this is cool and it’s such a simple solution. The Airline sends the picture of a 2D barcode to your phone and all you have to do is to hold the phone up against the scanner during check-in and it’ll print your boarding pass immediately. I wonder when we’ll get it in the US….

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Lovely music from Bioshock

I love Bioshock. I think it’s the best game this year and definitely better than Halo3. One of the most beautiful parts of the game, apart from their level design, is the period music. My wife and I love the 30s,40s and 50s and the music in the game is just wonderful. Major Nelson just…

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