24 Hours of Windows Mobile Application Development

Over the past few months Windows Mobile Community PM Constanze Roman and MVP Maarten Struys have been hosting a series of 24 webcasts dedicated to Windows Mobile application development. The latest was last Wednesday and focused on the subject of testing Windows Mobile applications.  For those of you that missed the webcast, you can still…


BizTalk RFID Mobile

Earlier this month, Microsoft announced the general availability of the latest addition to the BizTalk Server RFID platform – BizTalk RFID Mobile, an RFID platform for mobile devices based on Windows CE and Windows Mobile. BizTalk RFID Mobile consists of a runtime engine as well as tools and components to develop, deploy, and manage RFID…


MARK Your Calendars: Part 13 of 24 Hours of Windows Mobile Application Development Webcast Series is coming up December 17th

Please join us tomorrow, Wednesday December 17, 2008 at 10 AM PST for part 13 of our Webcast series. The topic of tomorrow’s webcast will be Testing your Windows Mobile Applications. During tomorrow’s Webcast, MVP Maarten Struys, Windows Mobile Community PM Constanze Roman, and I will be talking about testing Windows Mobile applications. In this…


Windows Mobile Development Forum

I just wanted to take a moment to direct your attention to the new Windows Mobile Development forum.   Some of the cool new features are: New user interface Improved filtering/tagging Improved posting experience (dynamic posting, thread preview, real time updates) Live alerts RSS support


Uninstalling Applications Programmatically in Windows Mobile

Hello there! Since it’s the first time I post in this blog, allow me to introduce myself. My name is Jin Zhang and I’ve been the tester for Application Management for the past year. If you are wondering what Application Management is, it consists of wceload (and related binaries), cabwiz and cabsigntool. This might be an old topic but…


Mobile Architecture Pocket Guide

The Microsoft Patterns & Practices (p&p) team delivers applied engineering guidance that helps software architects, developers, and their teams take full advantage of Microsoft’s platform technologies in their custom application development efforts. Working with the Windows Mobile team the p&p team has updated their Mobile Architecture Pocket Guide, which provides real world information and best…


Thirsty Developer Podcast About Windows Mobile Application Development

Last month at the Professional Developers Conference (PDC) in Los Angeles, Dave Bost and Larry Clarkin recorded a podcast with Constanze Roman a Windows Mobile Community PM and MVPs Maarten Struys and Peter Nowak. During the podcast they discussed various aspects of Windows Mobile Application Development including Silverlight for Windows Mobile and also Windows Live…


Windows Mobile Application Showcase

A few weeks ago we mentioned the new developer portal at http://developer.windowsmobile.com, which is showcasing some interesting applications. If you haven’t taken a look already, I’d encourage you to go check it out. Two of the showcase apps that I’ve been trying out lately are Pointui Home and Kinoma Play. Pointui Home is an application…


Press, Click, Select or Choose?!?

This might be useful for Windows Mobile developers. Does your application display an error or informational message that begins with “Click here to….”? You might have noticed similar messages often begin with “Click” or “Press”. Which is the right word to use? Here are some variations of the same message: “Click New to create a…


Windows Mobile MVP Spotlight

The Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) program is one of many opportunities to engage with the Windows Mobile community.  To borrow a couple of lines from this Microsoft Web site, “MVPs are exceptional technical community leaders from around the world who are awarded for voluntarily sharing their high quality, real world expertise in offline and…