eVC upgrades and MFC 3.0 to WM 5.0

    Sadagopan Rajaram, who is the development lead for the native development side of Visual Studio for Devices has an interesting post on eVC upgrades and MFC 3.0 on Windows Mobile 5.0- Sriram Krishnan

Would you like a battery with that?

Barry Bond, our resident emulator expert has an interesting post around his ideas on emulating a battery. He’s asking for feedback – so if you always wanted a battery with your emulator, here’s your chance to speak up!   -Sriram Krishnan

Error Message indicating the need to install NETCF 1.0

If you are seeing the following error message “This project requires .NET compact Framework v1.0, which is not installed on this machine” and in the Add-Remove Program you see an entry for .NET compact Framework v1.0 there, the likely cause is you have Beta 2 (or a CTP installed) and when you removed it Old…

ResultSet and Sql Mobile

I have posted 2 entries on my blog about data development for devices using Visual Studio 2005. A newbie’s guide to device data development and Sql Mobile Getting started with the ResultSet (SqlCeResultSet) If you want to get started on writing data code for devices, go have a look-see -Sriram Krishnan

Virtual Machine Network Driver for Device Emulator

Abhi and Amit had both posted blogs on getting network conenctivity to the Device Emulator. The post described in detail how to setup an Activesync partnership between the DE and Visual Studio and cradle the emulator as a device. We have seen requests lately about using the emulator with transposts other than TCP. To quote,…


Error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol

Error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol int __cdecl CeMountDBVolEx, void * __cdecl CeOpenDatabaseInSession You have created a C++ device project and using the EDB methods from “coredll.lib”. You have included the “windbase_edb.h” file in your projects source files. When you compile and link this you are getting following linker errors error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol “int…

Visual Studio 2005 Device Emulator and internet connectivity

Abhiram Khune has posted a nice long post on the steps to get the device emulator to connect to the Internet. You can find it here http://blogs.msdn.com/akhune/archive/2005/11/16/493329.aspx [Update: VMNet driver bits are up for download now at http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=DC8332D6-565F-4A57-BE8C-1D4718D3AF65&displaylang=en ] Sriram Krishnan


Error LNK2019 / error LNK2001: unresolved external symbol Linker errors for Device projects that use MFC and ATL libraries

Hi, I am Gangadhar, a developer in Visual Studio for Devices. In my blog posts I will be dealing with issues related to VSD for Native programming.  Some of you might have hit linker errors while compiling your device projects that use ATL/MFC libraries.   Let me start by explaining why you are seeing these…

Looking for the "latest" version of Active Sync ?

If you have Active Sync 3.8 and are getting the message when using Visual Studio 2005 The current version of ActiveSync is not supported. Install the latest version from www.microsoft.com. and when you go to Microsoft.com all you get 3.8 it is due to delay in 4.0 being available on the main download site. There…