OpenNETCF: ASP.NET for Windows CE 5.0 and Windows CE 6.0

Those amazing OpenNETCF guys have done it again! – I’ve seen a number of requests for ASP.NET support on Windows CE, and now it’s available from OpenNETCF! Here’s a snip from the OpenNETCF “Padarn” ASP.NET implementation: Padarn is a very small-footprint ASP.NET web server designed to run under Windows CE 5.0 and 6.0.  Padarn provides…


Podcast: Reflect Systems, using Embedded O/S and WPF for Digital Signage

Reflect Systems have recorded a Podcast that talks about their use of Microsoft technologies in the Digital Signage space – this includes Windows CE, Windows XP Embedded, SQL, WPF, and more. Here’s a link to the Podcast. – Mike 


ECNMag - DotNet, Embedded Development for the Rest of Us!

John Leier from Digi International has written an article for that discusses the use of .NET Micro Framework in embedded systems development – here’s a snippet. Microsoft’s .NET Micro Framework, in combination with the C# language and Microsoft’s Visual Studio tools, gives engineers and programmers more options for their embedded-system designs. A product team can…


ESC Boston Keynote Transcript available.

Kevin Dallas, General Manager of the Windows Embedded Business at Microsoft delivered one of the keynote presentations at Embedded Systems East (Boston) The transcript of the keynote is now available here – Mike


CE 6.0 R2 Launch Event Nov 15th - Live on your Desktop PC.

The CE 6.0 R2 (Release 2 – you can think of this as being like a Feature Pack) launch event is happening on November 15th, the great thing is that you don’t need to travel anywhere to be involved! (unlike some of us who will be jetting off to Yokohama/Japan for the live launch event…


.NET Micro Framework blog

The .NET Micro Framework team now have an MSDN Blog up and running – The NETMF Newsgroup is a great place to ask technical questions, the blog is a great place for you to keep up to date with the latest news on embedded development using the .NET Micro Framework. – Mike


Write the code, or define the contract?

I just posted an article which walks through the steps of creating an XML Web Service for CE 6.0 in native code – in the example we build an ATL/COM object (DLL) which contains the functions we want to expose from our web service, we then use a command line tool that ships with CE 6.0…


Building XML Web Services for Windows Embedded CE 6.0

Building XML Web Services for Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Back in 2002 I wrote an article for MSDN that talked about building XML Web Services for Windows CE .NET – The article discussed building an XML Web Service using native code, Windows CE doesn’t support managed code web services, so this means that you need…