.NET CF 1.0 development on Vista

Now that Windows Vista Beta 2 is out, some of you may already be using it or considering giving it a try. The good news for Windows Mobile developers is that Visual Studio, all the emulators and SDK tools work just fine on Vista. I’ve had no problems doing extensive native and managed development on…

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New eHowTo video tutorials available

The MED User Assistance team has released 3 new video tutorials (a.k.a eHowTo’s). These are available on MSDN here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/mobility/windowsmobile/howto/ehowtos/ Here are the new ones you’ll find: Designing an Application for a Windows Mobile-based Device (Level 100) – Luke Bayler Using Setup Projects to Deploy Windows Mobile 5.0 Applciations (Level 200) – Drew Batcher Windows…

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Is anyone using file system password APIs?

Question for WM developers: Are any of you using the File System Password APIs? If so, can you briefly describe how you’re using them, what type of application it is, how long you’ve used these functions etc? I’d like to discuss some compatibility issues with you (offline), so if you’ve used these functions please either…

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Countdown to MEDC – Webcast Series

As part of the countdown to MEDC 2006, we have completed a 4-part webcast series. For those who are new to Windows Mobile development, this is a great preparation for the more advanced sessions that will be delivered in Las Vegas. The final webcast in the series will be live from MEDC. Check out the Countdown…

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Meet the MEDC 2006 content team (video podcast)

Mike Hall’s Embedded blog has a video podcast featuring the content crew for MEDC 2006. Direct link to WMV Watch it to find out what you will see (or miss) in Las Vegas next month. There’s still time to register for MEDC if you haven’t already. Hope to see you there!

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Gift giving blues? Get some clues…

I had an interesting experience with a cool Windows Mobile app last night. I was invited for dinner to someone’s house for the first time. While driving to their house, I remembered good etiquette and decided to pick up a small gift. Not knowing the family so well, I didn’t know what to get. I needed…

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