Windows Mobile Blog: Moving Day

As of today the Windows Mobile Blog has moved and officially joined the Windows Blog. There are now two options for subscribing to our content. Windows Mobile Blog | RSS Our mobile insiders and technical experts will post content directly to the new Windows Mobile Blog. These posts will also bubble up to the higher level…

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SDK, DTK, DRK: WTF?!

Earlier this week we released the Windows Mobile 6.5 Developer Toolkit (DTK). This release has raised a few questions relative to the other Windows Mobile software development tools and resources. I’d like to take a moment to describe what the SDK, DTK, and DRK are, and just as importantly what they are not. Figure: Windows…

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Getting started with widgets on Windows Mobile 6.5

Now that the Windows Mobile 6.5 Developer Toolkit is out, it is time to start writing widgets!!! Necessary equipment: 1)      The Windows Mobile 6.5 emulator images 2)      The web development environment of choice 3)      WMDC or Windows Mobile Device Center (on Vista or Windows 7) or ActiveSync 4.5 With that you should be ready to…

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Windows Mobile RampUp track is now available on MSDN

    Are you interested in learning about Windows Mobile Application Development from the ground up and looking for some easy-to-use content that helps you get started? We have good news for you. We have just launched the MSDN RampUp track for Windows Mobile Application Development on MSDN. Last week, we had the opportunity to…

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Marketplace Update

This is an update with some helpful information to those developers wishing to register with Windows Marketplace for Mobile.   ·         Market Availability : at this point, registration is open to English language markets (en-*) in the following countries: US, UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, Singapore and India. Please stay tuned as we enable…

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Carry your Office in your pocket #1

Hi, my name is Bibhu Choudhary and I am a Senior Program Manager Lead with Microsoft India R&D. I am very passionate about Enterprise Mobility. I have extensive experience in mobile technologies having released three versions of Office Mobile. Overall I have over 9 years of work experience in the field of technology consulting and…

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Twisted Pixels #4 – A Button-Mashers Guide to Input

Windows Mobile 6.5 is the next version of Windows Mobile, and there are a few changes to how you program for the Windows Mobile platform. One of these changes was the subject of a recent blog post: Just say no to GAPI – What you need to know about AllKeys and input management. Since this…

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Windows Mobile Facebook Application update

If you weren’t aware, Microsoft recently released a Facebook application for Windows Mobile. We’ve heard some users have been having problems with installation and a new copy of the app has been posted. This version should help anyone that was getting the “cannot install due to insufficient privileges” error and it should also help with…

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Marketplace Registration Open!

In the latest update to http://developer.windowsmobile.com, developers can now Register to participate in Windows Marketplace for Mobile. This marks another milestone in providing Windows Mobile Developers a clear path to develop, test, certify and distribute their Windows Mobile applications via the Windows® Marketplace for Mobile. Throughout the registration process, links to key documentation for distributing…

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TechEd is Coming up: View the Sessions for the Windows Mobile Track

TechEd 2009 is coming up next week, so we would like to share all the Windows Mobile-related sessions and activities with you. Breakout and Interactive Sessions The following table lists the Breakout and Interactive sessions that are part of the Windows Mobile Track at TechEd: Session Code Title Description Speaker Time PRC09 Mobile Development on…

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