NETMF Applications: Sytech Designs a Heating Project

One of the key values of .NET is in handling complex projects.  This next project is a good example of this.  The project is a control system for domestic and industrial underfloor heating.  The system allows each room to be defined as a separately controlled zone.  Each zone has one or more remote temperature sensors…


NETMF 4.3 QFE2 released

The changes to NETMF 4.3 to make it work with VS 2013 have been released from its beta state and is available on Codeplex.   This will give us room in the next few weeks to start a new beta with more cool things coming.  Stay tuned. 


NETMF Applications: Smart Gateway for a range of heating/power generation plants

A question that I am frequently asked is where NETMF is used commercially.  This would be an easy question to answer if we charged for the platform, because then we would know who our customers are.  But as an Open Source project, we only hear anecdotally what people are doing.  This is the second in…


Coming Home

Looking at the blog history, it has been exactly two years since I last made an entry so it about time for a new update.  Let’s talk about why the team is back and what we are doing. Some months ago at the BUILD conference, Steve Teixeira (Director of Program Management on the IOT team)…


SDK Beta with Visual Studio 2013 Support Released

Today we are releasing the beta update to the .NET Micro Framework SDK.  The release adds support for Visual Studio 2013, which has been a top request from the .NET MF community for some time now. The project is developed by engineers assigned to the MS Open Tech Hub with the objective of working as…



It’s been a while since the .NET Micro Framework team has provided an update about the project.  Well the team is here and has been busy gathering feedback from the community, thinking about future direction of the project and at the same time starting to work on some of the base functionality that is currently…


NETMF 4.3: Document Update and Issue Fixing

Thank you for your support. As always, we will continue supporting .NET Micro Framework. Coming soon, we will update the SDK document and fix some critical issues. In the meantime, please migrate your work to version 4.3. Again, we really appreciate your support and warmly welcome any feedback. [NETMF Team]


NETMF 4.3 Released

We are glad to announce today the RTM of the .NET Micro Framework version 4.3.  You can download the SDK and PK as well as the source from our Codeplex project, client_v4_3 branch, at change number 27523.  Version 4.3 of the .NET Micro Framework Porting Kit provides the following new features: Support for Visual Studio…


‘New’ SoM from GHI Electronics

OK – I’m a little behind on this one.  The board has been out for a few months.   That doesn’t mean that it doesn’t deserve to be pointed out.  There have been lots of great things going on with NETMF recently here in Microsoft that have been taking up time.  We can talk about those…