DPWS in the .NET Micro Framework

The .NET Micro Framework v3.0 includes a full-featured DPWS stack and a code generation tool, MFSvcUtil.exe, that generates Hosted Service Stubs and Client Proxies from a standard WSDL. The DPWS stack on the Micro Framework has been developed exclusively for the Micro Framework, and will not run on a Windows platform unless you are running…

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New article on using Interop posted

I’ve just posted an article on using interop in .NET Micro Framework V3.0. Abstract The .NET Micro framework provides a rich level of support for embedded systems development from handling interrupts on GPIO pins to talking to hardware on an SPI or I2C bus. Unfortunately, sometimes, that’s not quite enough. For example, an A/D converter…

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Test-signing the Micro Framework USB driver for installation on Vista 64-bit systems

The 64-bit version of Windows Vista requires all kernel mode drivers or services to pass a validation.  In this follow-up of building USB driver in the Micro Framework, I’ll briefly outline the necessary steps to sign a driver that meets the requirement. These steps are intended for users working in a development environment.  If you…

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Building the USB driver under the Micro Framework Version 3 Porting Kit

The version 3 Micro Framework Porting Kit includes a working USB sample driver for partners to support their USB-based development boards. In this first part of a two-part posting, we will step through the process of building a USB driver. We’ll follow-up in a later note with a short recipe explaining how to sign the…

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Microsoft .NET Micro Framework Newsletter - Vol. 1 No. 2

Reprint of the second .NET Micro Framework newsletter. Subscribe here!   Sign up for other newsletters | Unsubscribe | Update your profile   Volume 1, Number 2December 2007   Native TCP/IP, DPWS coming in v2.5 Updated SDK to be released in early 2008 Microsoft .NET Micro Framework v2.5 is on the way! This release focuses…

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Microsoft .NET Micro Framework Newsletter - Vol. 1 No. 1

Reprint of the first .Net Micro Framework newsletter. Subscribe here!   Sign up for other newsletters | Unsubscribe | Update your profile   Volume 1 Number 1September 2007   Service Pack 1 and Beyond Microsoft® .NET Micro Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1 (SP1) is undergoing final scrutiny right now. If all goes according to plan,…

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Building a Thermostat with the Microsoft .NET Micro Framework

Tony Pitman from Shatalmic is posting today as a guest contributor.  He used the Emulator Temperature sample as a base to write this hardware guide for attaching a SPI temperature sensor to either a iMXS or a Tahoe dev board.   Building a Thermostat with the Microsoft .NET Micro FrameworkBy Tony Pitman Introduction During the…

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New Sample Code posted

Our engineers have been busy coding in the backrooms to make more sample code available for you.  You can now find an updated Presentation Sample as well as a new Temperature Sample.   Here are the descriptions and links to each sample – New Presentation Sample Code http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=7C9ED6D8-C9DB-44C7-A3CE-4A30FF48B960&displaylang=en The New Presentation sample is an enhanced version…

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Swim Training with the .Net Micro Framework

In the September Micro Framework newsletter there was a link to a technical article written by MVP Raffaele Rialdi.  The article describes how he used the .Net Micro Framework to develop a swim training application on his Freescale i.MXS board.  The article includes implementing timers for a stopwatch, button handling for user input, transferring data…

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