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Windows Mobile Developer Chat later today

James Pratt (Mobile Devices team) will be hosting a developer chat later today covering all aspects of development for Windows Mobile 2003 Second Edition. Full description below:- Mobile Devices Developer web chat Are you developing applications for Pocket PCs or Smartphones? Have questions about how to code for mobile devices? Come get the answers from […]

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Websites

P/Invoke Wiki

Heres an interesting concept:- http://www.pinvoke.net It’s a Wiki solely devoted to collecting P/Invoke declarations for API functions. It’s desktop windows specific of course. I’ve been thinking about something like this that we could host at OpenNETCF.org to provide a searchable reference to Windows CE P/Invokes – should we start a P/Invoke Wiki?

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50,000 Downloads and counting

Thanks to all your support and feedback so far we’ve reached 50,000 individual downloads of code and binaries here at OpenNETCF.org. We are also currently rolling together a number of bug fixes and a raft of new features into a v1.1 release of the Smart Device Framework – stay tuned for more details.

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Articles

Fake Goods

A new article on using the Virtual Radio feature of the 2003 generation of device emulators is now available at MSDN http://msdn.microsoft.com/mobility/default.aspx?pull=/library/en-us/dnppcgen/html/callevents.asp It shows how to simulate incoming calls and SMSs using the Fake RIL on the emulator.

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Events

An MDC 2004 Summary

So its been two weeks since MDC in San Francisco, in which time I’ve been back to the UK and then out to Seattle for the MVP summit. Today the article I wrote summarising the event has gone live on Pocket PC Thoughts and you can view it here:- http://www.pocketpcthoughts.com/articles.php?action=expand,26374 Its difficult to cover everything […]

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Why cameras should be banned at parties

So at the MVP summit I made the mistake of showing off my party trick, which unfortunately Neil caught on camera. If you check out his blog post you can enter a caption competition to win an item from the OpenNETCF store. You’d better be quick in entering before my legal team forces Neil to […]

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NETCF

Reboot a device

This blog entry (courtesy of Robert Levy) shows how to programatically reset a device:- http://blogs.msdn.com/windowsmobile/archive/2004/04/01/105878.aspx Here is the VB.NET equivalent:- Declare Function KernelIoControl Lib “coredll.dll” (ByVal dwIoControlCode As Integer, ByVal lpInBuf As IntPtr, ByVal nInBufSize As Integer, ByVal lpOutBuf As IntPtr, ByVal nOutBufSize As Integer, ByVal lpBytesReturned As Integer) As Integer Declare Sub SetCleanRebootFlag Lib […]

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Articles NETCF

All about RAPI

If you are writing a desktop application to talk to your device-side software, chances are you’ll need to work with the Remote API (RAPI). This article by Larry Roof describes RAPI and uses OpenNETCF’s Communication library to copy files, launch programs and query settings on the device.

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Blogs

New blog in town

The Windows Mobile “Developer Experience” team have launched a new blog, Robert has already made a few posts regarding developing for Windows Mobile 2003 Second Edition.

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Events

Back from San Francisco

I’ve got back home from MDC, my immediate task is to clear the backlog of emails and serious sleep deprivation! I’ll also be pulling together all my notes on the event for a Smartphone / Pocket PC Thoughts article. The event included a great mixture of short term and longer-term announcements. Windows Mobile 2003 Second […]