Back from the Professional Developers Conference

Well, we have mostly recovered from a hectic week getting the 4.0 launch out and going to the Professional Developers Conference in LA.  There were of course the ususal irritations at the conference like getting bumped out of our hotel because they overbooked and we were down at the Convention Cetner until later than expected. …

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New Board Out from Avnet and ADI

Sorry to be so quiet recently.  We have all been heads down getting ready for a fun time in L.A. at the Microsoft Professional Developers Conference.  If you are there, stop in the booth and come hear Lorenzo’s session.  Cool upcoming annoucenments on NETMF.  But in the meantime,  there is a really cool new board…

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Additional refresh for the Beta version of the .NET Micro Framework 4.0

Following up to some specific feedback we decided to provide one more update to the Beta version.  The update is available for download at https://connect.microsoft.com/netmf/. In this update we fix some issues with debugging over TCP/IP, we polished MDK3.80a support and we moved the entire DPWS stack over the XML native parser.  We also removed a dependency from ATL…

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Refresh for the Beta version of the .NET Micro Framework 4.0

Following up to your feedback we are providing a refresh for the Beta version of the .NET Micro Framework 4.0. Download procedures are as for the Beta and if you already accepted the Microsoft Connect invitations for the Beta PK and SDK, you should not have any access problem, and you should find the newest…

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.NET Micro Framework 4.0 Goes to Beta!!!

There are actually two betas going on.  One for the SDK and one for the Porting Kit.  If you aren’t familiar with the product, the SDK is all you need to try out creating managed applications.  There is an emulator that will let you see how the Micro Framework works for creating applications.  This SDK…

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Channel 9 NETMF Coverage

Here is coverage of NETMF on ‘This week on Channel 9’.   They discuss the contest that just completed and the upcoming 4.0 release.  They include a link to the 4.0 port video.  The interviews with the professional contest finalists are coming next week.  https://channel9.msdn.com/shows/This+Week+On+Channel+9/This-Week-on-C9-NET-Micro-Framework-Azure-and-PHP/. In the mean time, are you ready for Version 4.0 Beta?  It…

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Dare to Dream Different Contest Winners!!

The final round of judging was completed last Friday evening.  As I have mentioned before, the number and quality of the entries has made the contest very enjoyable but has made the selection process very difficult.  The finalist and their projects are as follows:  Professional Category      James NG (US) – First Prize – a…

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Offer for Dare to Dream Different Contestants

If you participated in Rounds 2 or 3 of the Dare to Dream Different contest, the GHI Electronics folks have a coupon offer for you that is very generous.  You can visit their site at http://tinyclr.blogspot.com/ and learn more.  The basics of the offer are: ======================== GHI Electronics, LLC is giving away 100 coupons and free…

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The first working prototypes for the v4.0 release are up&running

A couple of weeks ago we released the pre-Beta porting kit for the v4.0 release of the Micro Framework to selected porting partners.  Since then a number of partners got their development boards up& running.  We are very pleased for this easy transition and eager to see what the new features, like HTTP, can do.  GHI…

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