CodeProject Smart Client Competition

“Write a Smart Client application, win an i-mate SP3i smartphone!Starting June 1, 2005, CodeProject is pleased to offer Visual Studio developers the chance to win one of three i-mate SP3i smartphones. I-mate’s latest smartphone is a fully loaded tri-band GSM phone with a VGA Camera, GPRS for Internet access or email, Bluetooth, Windows Mobile Second…

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.NET Compact Framework 1.0 SP3 Developer Redistributable

The .NET Compact Framework 1.0 SP3 Developer Redistributable is now available. The download is intended for developers with Visual Studio .NET 2003, it contains the SP3 CAB files:Download End user install is available here:Download

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Check out Developer eLearning

“eLearning is an effective and efficient system of self-paced personal training, available over the Internet. Microsoft has made courses available in eLearning form to cover several of the important new technologies in Visual Studio 2005, including Connected Systems and Smart Clients, plus Windows Server 2003. More courses are planned for the near future.” http://msdn.microsoft.com/elearning/

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Brand New but Still Limited Microsoft Mobile and Embedded DevCon Registration Offer!

From the Mobile and Embedded Devices Division: “Based on the success of our last promotion, the Microsoft MEDC team have kindly extended a special offer to blog readers. The first fifty people to sign up for MEDC 2005 using the RSVP Code CAATTAR get an extra $100 off our Early Bird price of $995. A…

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[Webcast] The WeFly247 Project

From the Learn247 crew: “We are pleased to announce that shortly we will be releasing the follow up to the highly successful Football247 and WeRock247 projects titled WeFly247. As per our previous projects we will release a multimedia training DVD that will contain over 60 hours of audio recordings and coding labs on Visual Studio…

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Microsoft ISV Community Days

“Learn about smart clients at Microsoft ISV Community Days.  Take your software to the next level, meet tech gurus and network with other developers.  Fnd out how to grow your business with the Microsoft Partner Program.”

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Just released: Updater Application Block – Version 2.0

“The Version 2.0 of Updater Application Block provides guidance on adding self-updating capabilities to smart client applications built with the .NET Framework 1.1. The new design focuses on simplification of use, adherence to the Enterprise Library specification, and alignment with .NET Framework 2.0 ClickOnce.” View

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Limited Microsoft Mobile and Embedded DevCon Registration Offer!

“The Microsoft MEDC team have kindly extended a special offer to blog readers. The first sixty people to sign up for MEDC 2005 using the RSVP Code CAATTAT get an extra 10% off our Super Early Bird price of $795. A total savings of $480! Register immediately to take advantage of this special offer. Join…

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Case Study: Fujitsu helps Western Australia Police Service close the “.NET” :-) on crime

“The application allows police to enter name and vehicle searches on their hand-held devices. Queries are sent via a secure GPRS connection to WA Police headquarters. The solution was developed using Visual C# .NET and consists of a .NET Compact Framework Smart Client application running on the hand-held device and calling Web services running on…

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