LLILUM roadmap and latest additions

We just finished pushing several changes that enable multi-threaded applications to work on M3 and M4 Cortex processors, including FP support. We are now supporting System.Threading namespace, on par with NET MF, and also System.Threading.Tasks. We will shortly add cancellation to Tasks and interrupt dispatching for peripherals. Please take a look at our roadmap and…


Bicycle Computer #7 – Working with the Emulator when you have new Peripherals

This is the seventh in a series of articles demonstrating how someone with modest .NET programming capabilities can now write applications for embedded devices using the .NET Micro Framework and Visual Studio.  To jump to the initial article, click here. The project source code is posted on Codeplex.com and can be downloaded from http://netmfbikecomputer.codeplex.com/.  Remember,…

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Bicycle Computer #6 – More Complex Sensor Integration

This is the sixth in a series of articles demonstrating how someone with modest .NET programming capabilities can now write applications for embedded devices using the .NET Micro Framework and Visual Studio.  If you would like to start from the beginning, the first article can be found here.  This particular article is a little long…

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Bicycle Computer #5 – UI continued – Custom Controls

This is the fifth in a series of articles demonstrating how someone with modest .NET programming capabilities can now write applications for embedded devices using the .NET Micro Framework and Visual Studio. To jump to the initial article, click here.  I am still working on getting this project posted out to CodePlex or somehow made…

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Bicycle Computer #4 – UI continued – Fonts and Touch

This is the fourth in a series of articles demonstrating how someone with modest .NET programming capabilities can now write applications for embedded devices using the .NET Micro Framework and Visual Studio.  To jump to the initial article, click here.  I am still working on getting this project posted out to CodePlex or somehow made…

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Bicycle Computer #3 – Sensors and Sensor Integration

This is the third in a series of articles demonstrating how someone with modest .NET programming capabilities can now write applications for embedded devices using the .NET Micro Framework and Visual Studio.  The first of the series can be found here.  Just as a reminder, if you would like to dive into more detail on…

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Bicycle Computer #2 – Getting the Project Started

This is the second in a series of articles demonstrating how someone with modest .NET programming capabilities can now write applications for embedded devices using the .NET Micro Framework and Visual Studio. You can get to the first article of this series by following this link. In this second article, we will start to lay…

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Bicycle Computer #1 – Introduction

Embedded development has historically been a distinct skillset from development for the desktop, servers, and web. While the same programming models and tools can be used in desktop, server, web, and even cloud applications, embedded software development required developers with specialized skills often using different languages and tools. With embedded applications increasingly moving to standard…

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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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