.NET Compact Framework 3.9 with Visual Studio 2012 Support

by Anand Narayanaswamy Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 18, 2012 3

Microsoft will release .NET Compact Framework 3.9 (NETCF 3.9) in the upcoming build of Windows Embedded Compact 2013 with improved start-up time, enhanced memory utilization, Visual Studio 2012 support and new garbage collector.


Once Again .NET has Been Announced for the Nokia S60 Platform

by Jonathan Allen Follow 612 Followers on  Mar 29, 2010

It seems like every year we relay the announcement that the .NET platform is going to be available on the Nokia S60. In 2007 the now defunct Red Five Labs was talking about Net60, a version of the .NET Compact Framework. Then in 2008 Nokia announced that Silverlight 2 would be demonstrated at the MIX08 conference. Two full years later, we are just now seeing a public Silverlight for Symbian beta.


Aspect Oriented Programming for Silverlight

by Jonathan Allen Follow 612 Followers on  Aug 04, 2008

The AOP framework PostSharp now supports Silverlight, Mono, and .NET Compact Framework.


The EQATEC Code Profiler v. 1.2 for the .NET Compact Framework Has New Features

by Abel Avram Follow 11 Followers on  Jun 19, 2008

InfoQ informed the community about the free EQATEC code profiler for the .NET Compact Framework a month ago. In the meantime, the profiler has been well received by the community, and EQATEC released version 1.2 with new features and bug fixes.


Perst 3.0 Embedded Database Released

by Abel Avram Follow 11 Followers on  Jun 05, 2008 1

McObject has released version 3.0 of its open source embedded database targeted at Java and .NET developers.


EQATEC Profiler: An Application Code Profiler for the .NET Compact Framework

by Abel Avram Follow 11 Followers on  May 08, 2008 1

EQATEC has recently released a free code profiler for applications written for the .NET Compact Framework.


Open Source FlurineFx Integrates Flex and .Net

by Moxie Zhang Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 22, 2008

RIA technologies often need to integrate with established platforms such as .Net or JEE. FlurineFx is an open source library that bridges Flex and .Net. InfoQ spoke with FluorineFx's project manager and learned more details about it.


Microsoft: MEDC Cancelled

by James Vastbinder Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 16, 2008

Microsoft is closing shop on a popular conference targetted at mobile device application developers.


Power Toys for .NET Compact Framework

by Jonathan Allen Follow 612 Followers on  Dec 24, 2007

The .NET Compact Framework is used for smaller devices such as smart phones and handheld computers as well as the XBox 360. The recently released 3.5 version now includes a host of debugging tools known collectively Power Toys for .NET Compact Framework 3.5.


.NET Compact Framework 2.0 SP2 Released

by Jonathan Allen Follow 612 Followers on  Mar 19, 2007

Service Pack 2 for the .NET Compact Framework has been released. Aside from some debugging enhancements, this release is mainly a collection of bug fixes.


.NET Compact 3.5 to Support LINQ

by Jonathan Allen Follow 612 Followers on  Feb 13, 2007

A new demo of the next .NET Compact Framework is included the January Orcas CTP. The .NET Compact Framework team has listed several of the new features including a subset of Linq's Standard Query Operators.


Performance Tuning on the .NET Compact Framework

by Jonathan Allen Follow 612 Followers on  Dec 21, 2006

Applications written for the .NET Compact Framework (NetCF) typically run on machines with far less power that your typical laptop. Since performance is far more of an issue on these platforms, the .NET Compact Framework Team has added a new performance logger to the NetCF 3.5.


XNA Game Studio Express Releases

by James Vastbinder Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 11, 2006

XNA Game Studio Express was released early this morning. Now developers can create games for the Xbox 360 and play them in the same day on their own console.


Why the "X" button on a PocketPC doesn't close apps

by James Vastbinder Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 06, 2006

Mike Calligro from Microsoft's embedded product group expounds on why the "X" in the PPC OS does not actually close a PPC application.


.NET Live from Redmond Presentations Coming in Aug/Sept

by Marcie Jones Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 26, 2006

The .NET product teams at Microsoft have announced a second series of Live Meeting presentations for .NET developers, "Live From Redmond", taking place throughout August and September. The presentations are technical in nature, rather than a marketing pitch for various new Microsoft products, as they come directly from the Product Team members at Microsoft.

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