What is the metabase?

Why do you care? This might be interesting to you if – you’ve ever wondered why people change security policy 4119 – you’ve ever developed a CeRapiInvoke DLL – you’ve ever wondered why DMProcessConfigXML behaves differently for an untrusted process vs. a trusted process – you’re curious about the deep inner workings of Windows Mobile…

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Writing Better Managed Code

Did you know there is a managed code analysis tool in VS 2005? Well, now you do. The managed code analysis tool can warn you when your code does not follow a set of good practices. For those of you that are familiar with FxCop, the managed code analysis tool in VS 2005 serves the…


The Mobile Secretary: Source Code

Last week I posted an application called The Mobile Secretary.  A little application that auto-responds to missed calls as well as a few other options.  Thank you for all of the feedback!  I’ll be looking to add some of the requested features in the next revision.  Itching for the feature requests??  Why wait for me to do it? …

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The Mobile Secretary

I often invite my friends out to see a live band, a movie, or some other function where I won’t be able to hear my phone ring or be able to answer it.  Usually, there is always one or two people who don’t exactly make it on time (sometimes that is me, but that’s another…

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Keyboard Map for the Device Emulator

Here are some desktop keyboard shortcuts you can use on the Device Emulator. Learning these keys should make debugging your Windows Mobile applications a lot faster! If you’re not a developer but simply interested in playing around with Windows Mobile, you can always download the free standalone emulator to take our OS for a test drive. Pocket…

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Windows Mobile SDK Documentation Update

The Windows Mobile SDK Documentation has been updated today, with a release dated September 2006. Please use this update as your primary source of information on the Windows Mobile SDK. This release replaces all others, especially the out-dated documentation that ships by default with the Smartphone and Pocket PC SDKs. The easiest way to use…

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Finding WiMo

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted about WiMo.  I can probably blame the summer most for that since the Seattle summers are so nice!  There’s just no excuse to be inside during the nice days of summer.  Now that it is getting dark earlier and the weather is getting colder, I’ve been able to work on play…

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The Emperor Has No Close

I’ve done blog entries on compaction threads, memory consumption, difficulties in doing upgrades, voice command not working over bluetooth, and 240×240 screens.  Now I’m going to do one on why the little “X” button on PocketPCs doesn’t close apps.  Am I insane?  Do I like having you people kick me around?  Well, maybe “yes” on…

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