Problems with ESC Boston slides download.

I’ve had reports from a number of you that the slides from ESC Boston can’t be downloaded, it looks like some form of DRM/IRM has been applied to the content – I’ve got the embedded web team looking into the issue, I will post an update once the slides are “really” available for download. –…

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Slides from ESC Boston now available online.

Olivier Bloch has just posted all of the session slides from ESC Boston online – here’s the blog post and session listing. Here are the two sessions I presented: Develop the next generation of Windows Embedded CE applications using Visual Studio and .Net or native code This demo heavy breakout session walks you through and…

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This weeks international food tasting experience…

A couple of weeks ago a few people in the team had an international food tasting experience, starting with Spotted Dick and custard – This week we decided to step up a notch, trying “Baked Beans” from around the world, in this case three US bean varieties (two Van Camps, and one Bush’s), and Heinz…

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Play media from .NET Compact Framework on Windows Embedded CE

I got an e-mail this morning that contained a link to an interesting series of blog posts on the topic of “Playing media from the .NET Compact Framework on Windows Embedded CE” – the series of blog posts review a number of potential approaches to playing media, including hosting the web browser control in the…

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Back to Basic…

Remember when you first got started programming, probably using Basic? (actually, my first touch into programming was in assembler on a mainframe, but that’s another story). Basic programming was simple and lightweight, probably using GWBasic (Gee Whiz Basic) or similar, just typing some stuff, and running the code – simple, fast, and fun! Introducing Small…

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Online training content for CE 6.0 (Videos, Documentation)

To assist Spark developers get up to speed creating their “home of the future” (Sparks will fly competition) projects there’s a series of training modules that have just been published online – Whether you are new to embedded development, or already have Windows programming knowledge there’s probably something new to learn! – here’s a breakdown…

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Sending e-mail from .NET Micro Framework

Pavel Bánský has been working on more cool .NET Micro Framework, I just found this article over on his blog – Pavel has written an SMTP class that makes it easy to send e-mails from the .NET Micro Framework, including attachments! – very cool. – Mike 

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TechEd 2009 US – Moves back to one week combined Developer & IT Pro

It’s official – TechEd 2009 US will move back to the one week format, combining Developer and IT Pro content. This move is apparently based on feedback from attendees. I was at TechEd Developers Europe last year, and at TechEd Developers US this year (but only for two days), the format appeared to work quite…

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Thursday November 6th, 1pm-2pm PST: Webinar – Windows Embedded CE and Handheld Solutions

Join Dion Hutchings, Technical Product Manager for Windows Embedded CE this Thursday from 1pm-2pm PST for an online seminar looking at the use of Windows Embedded CE 6.0 for handheld devices. Event Overview: This session will cover all you will need to know in order to build your next Handheld device. Windows Embedded CE is…

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Interesting sessions from PDC (Full session videos)

I didn’t get to attend PDC 2008, I was in Boston at ESC East at the time the PDC event was running – Thankfully, some of the PDC sessions are posted online – here’s a few that you might find interesting (I’ve not watched all of them yet, I’m slowly working my way through the…

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