Only 6 more days to enter the contest!

There are only 6 more days to enter the Dare To Dream Different developer challenge! Get your entries in for a chance to win some great prizes and some serious bragging points at your local watering hole! See the official rules for full details.

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Buy .NET Micro Framework Porting Kit from Microsoft Store (really!)

You can now buy the .NET Micro Framework Porting Kit from the Microsoft Store. At this time the store only supports credit cards in the US or EU. Other regions will need to contact netmfbiz @ Microsoft.com to arrange an order.

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Tahoe-II is shipping!

Device Solutions just announced that Tahoe-II is shipping! The Tahoe II is the next generation of the popular Tahoe dev platform for the Meridian module and .NET Micro Framework. Features include: Meridian CPU (ARM920 @ 100MHz, 4Mbytes Flash, 8Mbytes SDRAM) 3.5” Landscape TFT LCD with touch-screen 9 user input buttons RS232 serial (DB9) USB Function…

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FusionWare.SPOT V3.0 now available

The V3.0 release of the FusionWare.SPOT libraries is now available! This version supports VS2008 and the .NET Micro Framework SDK V3.0 RTM. Check it out at codeplex now!

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Device Solutions v3.0 Firmware Available Now

Device Solutions is the first to release RTM firmware bits for V3.0! Only hours after the official launch announcement at ESC Boston Device Solutions announced the release of the RTM firmware for the TAHOE hardware platform (including a release supporting Ethernet) In addition to the new firmware Device Solutions announced they will make a Board…

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3…2…1… Launch!

.NET Micro Framework V3.0 launched today at the Embedded Systems Conference In Boston! (Woohooo! – Can I sleep now?) (Sadly, I wasn’t able to attend the event as planned due to an illness.) If you are in the area check us out at the Microsoft booth if not here are some highlights: In the SDK:…

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All aboard! Next stop – ESC Boston/PDC LA!

Maker Faire is packed up and finished. Several boxes and palettes went home while the rest were sent off to the west coast for PDC and the rest went to Boston for the Embedded Systems Conference. We’ve got only a little bit of time left to polish off demos and presentations before heading off for…

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How do you make the wind blow indoors?

So if you want to have a demo that uses an anemometer to measure wind speeds – how do you make it work indoors where there is no wind? This is a problem that John Leier (Technical Product Manager for the .NET Micro Framework) and Jim Mateer (Program Manager for the .NET MF) took on…

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Everybody run, the marketing guy’s got a soldering gun!

Here at Maker Faire the excitement is all around making stuff. So we set up a section of the booth to create some simple, blinky lights samples. The attendees loved to watch someone putting things together and it provided a great opportunity to talk about the .NET Micro Framework and the Dare to Dream Different…

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