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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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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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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Resolving Common Crashes Seen in Windows Mobile Watson data

I’m sure at one time or another you’ve all seen a certain happy window pop up on your phone. You know, the one that says a problem has occurred and asks if you’d be willing to tell Microsoft about it. If you haven’t seen it on your phone, well awesome, then maybe you’ve seen it…

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Twisted Pixels #3 – Memory Mysteries

Previous post: Twisted Pixels #2: Doing Graphics!  What’s going on? To recap – I have a program that works in the emulator, but does not run on real hardware.  The question is why. After reading the following memory model posts: Slaying the Virtual Memory Monster (http://blogs.msdn.com/hegenderfer/archive/2007/08/31/slaying-the-virtual-memory-monster.aspx) Slaying the Virtual Memory Monster – Part II (http://blogs.msdn.com/hegenderfer/archive/2007/10/01/slaying-the-virtual-memory-monster-part-ii.aspx)…

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Samsung’s Web Site for Windows Mobile Developers

My very first Windows Mobile phone was a Samsung BlackJack, and my wife and I each use, and love, BlackJack IIs (a matching his-and-hers pair in blue and pink respectively) every day. The Blackjack II is also very popular phone among my coworkers; it’s very common for one of my colleagues to pull out a…

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Twisted Pixels #2 – Doing Graphics!

    Previous post: Twisted Pixels – A Mobile Game Development Diary (Day 1) Doing Graphics! What is the best way to do 2 dimensional graphics on Windows Mobile? To some degree, it depends on your development strategy. Silverlight and Flash is getting a lot of good press for browser based applications, but have not…

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The Road to Tech Ed 2009

Stephanie Ferguson, GM of Business Experiences at Microsoft’s Mobile Communications Business is going to deliver the kick off presentation of Windows Mobile 6.5 on Monday, May 11th at 1:00PM – 2:15PM. This Tech Ed 2009 session focuses on Windows Mobile 6.5 and is targeted at both IT Professionals and Developers, with a cool demo and an…

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What is Your Fantasy Application

Earlier this month at the TechSet Blogger Lounge during SxSW in Austin, nine of the Web’s most transparent geeks shared their dreams to build a fantasy application for Windows Mobile phones. You can vote for any of these ideas at the Fantasy Mobile page at Magnify.net.  Microsoft will partner with a vendor to build the…

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