Microsoft Unveils Collaborative Development Environment

OK, so this is cool but… This is a great example of what I described in my post “Microsoft Innovation: Reinventing What Already Exists”  Here Microsoft has created a community website on GotDotNet that I fail to see has anything that is not already available with SourceForge.  Am I missing something? Now as I said before, […]

Compact Framework Limitations

In the Developing Pocket PC applications using the Smart Device Extensions for Visual Studio .NET MSDN webcast Woody Hewitt lists limitations with the Compact Framework (CF) as follows: Reflection emit (simply reflection is available) Remoting (Ughhh!) Serialization* (see Pickle) Codedom Printing* COM Interoperatility* Server side functionality (3rd party products are available but not supported by CF) […]

MSDN Webcast: Next Generation Pocket PC and Smartphone Development Platform

I took the time to listen to this broadcast this morning.  It was excellent.  It covers such topics as Rapiconfig for automatically restoring the configuration of a device Writing shell extensions more easily (including autocomplete in text boxes) SMS Messaging interception and processing along with a virtual SMS radio for testing. WAP over SMS (including […]