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Developing Mobile Applications with the Compact Framework 2.0

Thom Robbins .NET Weblog, July 17, 2007
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ASP.NET Mobile Content

Brendan Kowitzs Web Log - Yes means I understand, however, it does not correspond to action., October 27, 2006
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A few weeks ago before everything started getting really busy both personally and work wise,I stillsomehow found the time to put together a mobile version of my blog content. Device DetectionI...

Multi-Item Drag and Drop RadListBox

the telerik blogs, August 27, 2009
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Earlier this week, I ran across a forum post asking about how one would go about creatingmultiple RadListBoxes that supportedmulti-item drag and drop. This sounded like a fun challenge, so I decided t...

.NET Compact Framework on Symbian

The Moth, June 27, 2006
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Some people are asking about NETCF on Symbian. This makes me smile. You see, every now and then, someone will bring out a Nokia phone and show me some end user feature and ask me how to achieve the s...

A Twist on the Monty Hall Problem

Scott on Writing, September 26, 2008
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Steve Smith has posted a couple of interesting probability problem solvers on his blog recently. His most recent one is a twist on the Monty Hall problem.I mentioned the Monty Hall problem and its sol...

Configuring .Net 2.0 to recognise the BlackBerry browser

The Code Project Latest Articles, July 24, 2006
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Version 2.0 of the .Net framework does not ship with a configuration file for the Blackberry browser, this article will show how to set one up....

Windows Mobile 6.1.4 Download Emulator Images

Ajax.NET Professional, November 12, 2008
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Yesterday Microsoft has published the new emulator images for Windows Mobile 6.1.4. One of the most important new features is the Internet Explorer Mobile 6 version. Windows Mobile 6.1.4 includes ...

Shared Source Microsoft Device Emulator 1.0 Release

Thom Robbins .NET Weblog, July 18, 2006
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Available for download from here   Source Code for Microsoft Device Emulator 1.0 The Shared Source Device Emulator is a compressed archive of the source code to the Device Emulator V1.0, build ab...

Windows Phone 7 Prototype 001: Speech Recognition on WP7

Clarity Blogs: ASP.NET, May 12, 2010
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At some point in the future it will be awesome when you can just tell your computer what to do and it does it - without typing to help those of us with a blistering 11 WPM hunk and peck technique. Sir...

Web Site vs Web Application Project (WAP) articles, news and updates, March 13, 2009
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In ASP.NET 1.x there was only one way to create a web app—the Web Application Project (WAP). In ASP.NET 2.0 WAP was killed, deliberately or not, and replaced with the lame Web Site “model....

Mobile Movie Listing Sites Compared

Marquee de Sells: Chriss insight outlet, January 5, 2006
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On a recent mailing list discussion, folks posted a large number of URLs for mobile movie listing sites. Since searching for movies is one of the things I like to do on my smart phone, I did a quick c...

Verizon Wireless, Quick 2 Net, and Bluetooth PDA

Software/Technology Discussion, May 19, 2006
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It's never too late to learn something new, at least that is my justification for being somewhat behind the times in figuring out wireless Internet connection.  Last night I managed to get my blu...

Technology Highlights of 2008

Jason N. Gaylords Blog, December 31, 2008
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What fitting way to end 2008 than a list of my own version of technology-related highlights of 2008. Dells Acquisition of Equallogic Ok. So technically this happened in November of 2007. But the ...

Use the Hardware Buttons on a Windows Mobile Device to Find Your Applications

MSDN: BizTalk Server, January 2, 2009
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Watch Jim Wilson as he shows you how to associate one or more forms in your application with the hardware buttons on a Windows Mobile Device....

p&p for smart devices: solving the multiple resolution/orientation problem

eXtensible mind, May 10, 2006
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Note: this entry has moved. The reality of mobile development (specially if you're creating a product) is not so different to that of web development: the clients that will be using the application ma...

XBee and Converter Boards from Droids

Ajax.NET Professional, July 21, 2008
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Last weekend I have started to look at wireless communication for .NET Micro Framework devices. At Droids I found really cool boards for USB and serial connection, simple put the XBee module on the bo...

Tahoe-II Development Board now available

Ajax.NET Professional, November 16, 2008
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Device Solutions have announced their new Tahoe-II board some weeks ago and this week the boards are already available at their distributors (for all European developers Jan has opened his online shop...

Using Project Template Export to create a generic WAP Template

Rick Strahls WebLog, March 26, 2007
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I have a customer coming out tomorrow for a week long gig and as I was preparing for tomorrow's session I needed to set up new project. Starting up a new project and getting all the pieces into place ...

SharePoint 2007 on Mobile Devices

Jan Tielens Bloggings [MVP], April 27, 2006
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A feature very high on a lot of request lists: Mobile Views in SharePoint 2007. Read more about them on Martin's blog. One of the interesting new features in MOSS 2007 is the support around mobi...

Create Setup Files for your Windows Mobile Applications Using Visual Studio 2005

DevX: .NET Feed, April 10, 2006
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Learning a simple series of steps in Visual Studio 2005 will make deploying applications to mobile devices a no-brainer from here on out. Follow along with this project, which includes step-by-step in...

Free Open Source .NET Mobile API From Mobile Experts -

ASP.NET Announcements, August 24, 2009
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Solution to mobile website development from mobile experts. Today almost all web sites are designed to operate on a desktop or laptop computer. According to the Mobile Data Association, "by 2010...

Sample Application: Fabrikam Fine Furniture

MSDN: ASP.NET, April 21, 2006
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The Fabrikam Fine Furniture reference application is a feature-rich, fully-functional reference application to assist you in building mobile PC and Tablet PC solutions....

ActiveSync Manager and Constant disk access

Rick Strahls WebLog, May 15, 2006
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Anybody ever notice that if you're running ActiveSync (4.1)  on your machine that your harddrive is constantly churning? My Dell has a new 7200 rpm SATA drive in it and this drive is fairly noisy...

What are those ASP.NET Mobile Controls rendering Capture page output!

Rick Strahls WebLog, November 4, 2005
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I’m working on some mobile forms today and while I’m working on this I’m constantly wondering – what the heck are the ASP.NET Mobile controls rendering So I created a generic r...

XNA WP7 getting started

MSDN: Coding4Fun, August 23, 2010
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The XNA team just released a wealth of information on developing for Windows Phone 7.  This is the first of 4 releases for this series on WP7 game development by this team.  Theyll talk ab...

Windows Mobile Device Center not available

Rick Strahls WebLog, November 30, 2006
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And were back here again: Im running Vista RTM with Office 2007 and my Windows Mobile SmartPhone still doesnt want to sync. Mobile Device Center doesnt appear to be all there whenever I run it I get ...

Wandering Code: Write Mobile Agents In .NET To Roam And Interact On Your Network

MSDN Just Published, January 10, 2006
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In artificial intelligence, an agent is a logical entity that has some level of autonomy within its environment or host. A mobile agent has the added capability that it can move between hosts. In this...

Debugging ASP.NET Mobile Forms Page Output

Rick Strahls WebLog, July 8, 2005
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While creating a few mobile forms for my West Wind Web Store applications that manage the remote order management portion of the Admin interface I realized that it's pretty tough to debug the HTML out...

NET helpmsg

John R. Durants WebLog, June 14, 2007
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I am running Windows Vista (liking it more every day), and a Windows Update failed. I received this error message, and I did not know what it meant. Here's a little trick to use that will give you the...

The Viewport Meta Tag and the iPhone

Code/Tea/Etc., January 3, 2008
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I've been fiddling around with mobile interfaces for both my personal site and for the various sites I work on (,, amongst others) and I noticed the use of <...

Some things you lose when using Web Application Projects

Rick Strahls WebLog, May 1, 2006
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You've heard me talking about Web Application Projects a bit here and how I like this model much better than the stock ASP.NET 2.0 model.  I've been plugging away on a couple of projects over the...

Smartphone Skills: Part 02 - Setup and Device Emulators, June 6, 2006
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In my last post (Smartphone Skills: Part 01 - Introduction) I ran through a few of the links that you can use to get started with Smartphone development. In this post I will discuss how to setup ...

Windows Mobile 5 hands on Webcast

Thom Robbins .NET Weblog, July 25, 2006
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Try Our Special Featured Windows Mobile 5.0 Hands-On Webcast The MSDN Webcast and Virtual Labs teams are joining forces and offering a special featured Windows Mobile 5.0 Hands-On Live Meeting webcast...

Vista: Windows Mobile Device Center

The Moth, May 24, 2006
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Click on the links in this post to unveil the screenshots Plug your Windows Mobile device to your Vista machine, and you get greeted by Windows Mobile Device Center. If you click on "Pictures, Mu...

New features on the iPhone OS 3.0 Rumored to come out April 17th

Al Pascual, April 3, 2009
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On March 17, Apple presented the blueprint for iPhone OS 3.0, the next version of the world’s most advanced mobile platform. In addition to previewing its innovative features. No word on the act...

Make Your ASP.NET Mobile Forms Timer-Refresh and Autoredirect

ASP.NET Daily Articles, December 22, 2006
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You can't use javascript in Mobile Forms, and they won't render the META Refresh tag either. Here's a way to create a Mobile Form that will refresh and autoredirect based on a timer, that extends the ...

Open source and Free Small Business Mobile Web site

ASP.NET Announcements, June 28, 2009
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Small Business Mobile Front is a open source,simple and free mobile web site template for small business. As Mobile Internet expands and more and more people starts to use it having your normal web si...

Paging in Mobile Web Form

The Code Project Latest Articles, February 24, 2007
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As Mobile screen is much smaller than that of monitor therfore it is very difficult for a user to scroll. To remove this problem paging in mobile forms can be used...

Windows Mobile 6: Configuration Steps to Test localhost Web-Services

Federal Developer Weblog, March 12, 2008
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Windows Mobile 6 offers a great developer experience in Visual Studio 2008. The combined features of WM6 SDK + VS2008 provide excellent new ways for testing your applications for reliability and resi...

What is a Job Creator?

Peter Brombergs UnBlog, December 13, 2011
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There is considerable political noise surrounding the idea of job creation. The right wing uses the job creator argument to push the position that increasing taxes on the rich will burden job creators...

How Do I: Use the GPS Intermediate Driver to Retrieve Location Information?

MSDN: ASP.NET, November 11, 2008
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In this video, see how to use the Windows Mobile GPS intermediate driver to retrieve local information....

Mobile Device Browser File published on CodePlex

ASP.NET Announcements, March 19, 2009
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Micrososoft has published a new Mobile Device Browser File (mobile.browser) with definitions of mobile browsers on CodePlex....

Building a Better Windows Mobile Development Experience

Clarity Blogs: ASP.NET, September 2, 2009
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I really want to do Windows Mobile development because I love the potential for mobile application augmenting our daily experiences. Web apps are locked in my browser which is locked in a desktop that...

Microsoft Live Labs - Deepfish Project Canceled

Ajax.NET Professional, September 10, 2008
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Some of you have heard about the Deepfish project at Microsoft Research. In March 2007 Microsoft announced a new mobile Web browser to bring desktop-like browsing to mobile devices. Since some days th...

p&p for smart devices: zero code adaptive UIs

eXtensible mind, July 5, 2006
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Note: this entry has moved. As part of the Mobile Client Software Factory I've been working on for the past few months, we introduced the Orientation Aware Control (OAC). I blogged about it and...

Build Your Own Windows Mobile RSS Reader

DevX: Latest XML Articles, November 14, 2007
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Phones using the Windows Mobile 6 Standard do not have touch screens, which poses certain challenges when developing applications to run on them. Learn how to develop with these challenges in mind as ...

WinMo App Store Questions? I got answers

<ChristophDotNet, October 5, 2009
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The Windows Mobile app store is about to launch. The team launched a number of videos on the Windows Mobile Dev Channel on YouTube to walk you through the submission process for your application, but ...

Article: Essential Software for Windows Mobile 5

Eli Robillards World of Blog., December 28, 2005
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My WM5 device is an iMate JASJAR (aka the HTC Universal). This article describes applications and practices to make this device as handy as a laptop.

An Introduction to Developing with Windows Mobile 6

BizTalk ChalkTalk, May 4, 2007
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John put together this nice little 13 min. video that gives you an overview of how to get started developing for Windows Mobile 6. The video covers: What is Windows Mobile 6 Platform Editions Compatab...


Somasegars WebLog, April 19, 2006
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I first heard about Sudoku when my parents sent some Sudoku puzzles for my older daughter a couple of years ago.  Clearly, some parts of the world were already getting Sudoku-frenzied.   Af...