NetDispatchFaultExcetion was unhandled

I just came across this whilst making a web service call from a Windows Forms client application. Exception text: “The formatter threw an exception while trying to deserialize the message: There was an error while trying to deserialize parameter The InnerException message was ‘There was an error deserializing the object of type DataManagementConsoleFileProducer.RegSysWebService.GetWizardInfoResponseBody. The…


Pascal Fans: OpScript – Object Pascal Scripting Engine – *.NET support coming*

A colleague of mine, Felix from Microsoft developer support, has been working on a cool Object Pascal scripting engine. “Opscript is an scripting engine based on Object Pascal. This engine takes advantage of Active Scripting to integrate with Microsoft Windows so it can be used in all the same places Jscript and VBscript can. It…


Announcing: Testing for and Responding to Network Connections in the .NET Compact Framework

Testing for and Responding to Network Connections in the .NET Compact Framework ( An article on this subject has been long overdue. This article was written by Dan Fox and Jon Box from Quilogy authors of: Dan and Jon also wrote the “Developing Well Performing .NET Compact Framework Applications”. Many thanks to Tom Krueger for reviewing the article…


Tech.Ed 2004 Au/NZ – Perf Talk Links

Here are some links to supporting articles and information for this Tech.Ed session:


Tech.Ed 2004 NZ/AU – Intro to Smart Device Programming Links

Here is a pointer to an article with a list of links to material relevant to this Tech.Ed 2004 session in New Zealand and Australia this week:


OpenNETCF: Coding Competition

Check out this coding competition from the OpenNETCF crew:


Introducing RealConnect 1.5 (

Cool Smart Client code from the Intel Developer site. Although I don’t know who is responsible for all of this code (I would like to give them credit for it), it appears that Larry O’Brien is at least responsible for some of it. From what I have seen this stuff looks really cool – thanks…


FotoVision has arrived (End2End Smart Client Shared Source Sample)

“The FotoVision sample allows you to easily share photos on the web and demonstrates a variety of .NET technologies including Windows Forms, ASP.NET, Web services, and the .NET Compact Framework. It consists of a desktop, web, and Pocket PC sample applications. This paper provides information so you can get the most from the FotoVision web…


Learn247.NET – a message from Lester Madden re We Rock 247 .NET

Lest writes: Hi guys, Sorry for the performance of the Learn247 site when trying to download the WeRock247 code recently, we have been inundated with users looking to download the code and it has slowed us down a little. I am often asked when the DVD will be available and the answer is soon.  I…


Alternative download site for We Rock 247 .NET

The original download location for We Rock 247 .NET has not been performing so well due to demand. The download is now available on the download cluster: