Developing .NET Compact Framework applications for Windows CE 4.2 Devices.

.NET Compact Framework v2.0 SP1 includes support for Windows CE 4.2 based devices.  To date, Visual Studio 2005 does not provide managed 4.2 projects nor is there any support offerings for developing solutions targeted at 4.2 devices.  The good news is the 5.0 projects work just fine with one exception, debugging is currently broken on…

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.NET Compact Framework v2.0 Workaround for CAB Error #4

A few weeks ago I BLOG’ed about a .NET Compact Framework v2.0 CAB setup error being seen on some low memory Windows Mobile 5.0 devices.  I’m happy to report the workaround for the system failure, which will be included in SP1, has now also been slipstreamed into the current download.  If .NET Compact Framework v2…

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Direct3D Mobile on Windows Mobile 5.0 Devices

I’ve been testing some of the retail Windows Mobile 5.0 devices 3D performance. I have found when the proper driver is included with the device, the performance is good enough to successfully develop and run a casual game.  However these drivers do vary from device to device and some care will need to be taken to…

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.NET Compact Framework v2 SP1 (Setup and Headless)

  This BLOG started out as a way for me to describe managed game development on devices. I’m responsible for GUI and MD3DM as noted in my introduction.  I also cover setup and release which I will begin to include in this BLOG as well. The .NET Compact Framework (NETCF) team has been working on…

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