Grounded in Mobility

extreme over the air manouvers

Block scoping variables

Block scoping is used mostly as by-product of using the standard blocks like try-catch, if-then,...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 12/02/2008

Best new VS Tip - Ctrl +-

Just picked this up from Scott on Writing . Ctrl +- allows you to navigate through the stack of...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 11/27/2008

Data Generation

I don't normally work with a huge number of tables and do a lot of SQL work. But when I do start one...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 11/27/2008

Web Platform Installer Release candidate available

The Web Platform Installer (Web PI) is a simple tool that installs Microsoft's entire Web Platform,...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 11/27/2008

Never Again - The tale of a missed friday evening beer

He was just like all the other developers when the project started. His eyes gleamed at the thought...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 11/22/2008

Just out - IE 6 for WM

Its out and its... well much much nicer than the current PIE. Can you have it ? - No - it will not...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 11/22/2008

Sync Inspector Tool - Inspecting Client DB state for pending Changes

Its been a while since I got a chance to post. I've been knee deep in developer mode - fun fun. A...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 11/22/2008

IIS7 does not render CSS

This is because under default settings, "static content" is not installed with IIS. To enable this...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 05/02/2008

Consuming WCF Services from Compact Framework 3.5

CF 3.5 introduces support for WCF. Consuming using a WCF client To create a CF WCF client you will...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 05/01/2008

Expanding Disk space in Hyper-V and Windows Server 2008

If you are running your Windows Server 2008 over Hyper-V, we must first make the extra space...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 04/28/2008

Microsoft Synchronization Services for ADO.NET with SQL Server 2008

Microsoft Sync Service Framework includes Sync Services for ADO.Net that allows you to "synchronize...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 01/09/2008

WebBrowser control bug in Compact Framework for WM Standard device

Here's the scenario - You have a form (StartForm) which has a sub-form (subForm) that contains a...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 12/20/2007

VS 2008 renders Windows Mobile Form as a Windows Desktop form !

Ran into a funny problem with Visual Studio, where it got confused and started rendering my Windows...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 12/18/2007

Determine the Platform in .Net Compact Framework 3.5

.Net CF 3.5 introduces the SystemSettings.Platform property in Microsoft.WindowsCE.Forms namespace...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 12/18/2007

Using unsupported locale in Windows Mobile

Although you can technically change the locale of the device to anything you desire by using the...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 12/17/2007

Changing the language programmatically in WM 6.0

Localization in compact framework 2.0 is a rather poor cousin of its counterpart in the full...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 12/17/2007

Packaging and Deploying Windows Mobile applications

In my last couple of projects, one of the issues I consistently ran into was packaging and...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 11/19/2007

SCMDM basics

Over the last couple of months i have been working heavily on the brand new offering from MS - SCMDM...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 11/08/2007

Anti-theft Handsets

Handset loss is quickly becoming a huge consumer concern with roughly 1.2 million handsets lost or...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 07/19/2007

Windows Mobile Tool Belt

One of the most challenging aspects of being a mobile developer has been lack of information and...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 07/18/2007

hello world!

about me : i work with MGSI (Hyderabad, India ) in the mobility group. this blog will for the most...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 07/18/2007