Me, Myself and My Blog.

Amit is now wearing a (slightly) different hat…

If you were wondering that the Beta release of the Windows Phone 7 Developer Tools was announced...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 07/13/2010

Uninstall Issues with the MIX CTP Drop

I was looking at few posts that surfaced by last week on windows phone developer forums around...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 05/04/2010

Update to the MIX Release of The Windows Phone Developer Tools is now available !

Good Morning Windows Phone Developers ! Just wrapped up flipping the download bits to make a...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 04/29/2010

Yes we finally have Express version of Visual Studio 2010 for Windows Phone

Last week as I took a nostalgic walk down the memory lane talking about the tooling features over...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 03/15/2010

A walk down the memory lane

It was end of 2003 when I moved from the Office Developer Team to the Visual Studio for Devices...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 03/07/2010

It’s been a long time…

This blog goes live again. Stay tuned for exiting stuff. 03.15.2010 ! See you @ MIX 2010.

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 03/07/2010

Getting some reports of IE8 Beta with Smart Device Projects

A couple of customer pinged me recently that when they create a new Smart Device Native Project in...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 06/10/2008

A good list of mobile optimised websites

Last night I was browsing around the web when I saw very handy collection of Web Sites that are...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 05/02/2008

I will be @ Mix 08

Will you ? Also I am told that the Early Birds Discount Ends soon. So act fast ! Amit Chopra

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 01/30/2008

Looking for an easy way to try VS 2008?

While we do have trial editions available for download, but if you don't want the hassle of...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 01/08/2008

Tools and Resources for Windows Mobile ISVs

Just noticed a message from my Product Management team around the launch of "Innovate On Windows...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 12/13/2007

Yes we are done ! VS 2008 is now available.

Very excited to share that Visual Studio 2008 in now available at the MSDN download site. And this...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 11/19/2007

Windows Mobile Developer Experience Connect Site

We’d like to give our developer community more opportunities in shaping the future of the Windows...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 11/02/2007

Dress Up your phone this Halloween !

Enjoy the music, ring tones and wall papers at...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 10/19/2007

An opportunity to Save a 100$

Mobile Connections is a great opportunity for developers and IT Professionals to connect with...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 09/26/2007

Why do I get this exception when running a Unit Test for Devices on Visual Studio 2008 Beta 2 ?

A customer got this to my attention today. The test adapter...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 09/20/2007

Heading down to the Handango Partner Summit next week

I'll be in San Diego on Tuesday and Wednesday next week at the Handango Partner Summit. If any of my...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 09/20/2007

Mark your calendars - Mobile Connections.

When ? November 5-8, 2007 Where ? Mandalay Bay Resort,Las Vegas, NV What is it about ? Enterprise...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 08/13/2007

The operation could not be completed. The device is not connected. - Another reason for this.

Traditionally this error has been a result of the corrupted local device datastore that stores...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 08/09/2007

Unable to see the Windows Mobile 6.0 Templates in VS 2008 Beta 2?

If you have been using Visual Studio 2005 with Windows Mobile 6.0 SDK, you will notice that after...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 08/09/2007

The missing VMNET Driver mystery

Over the last few days I got a number of requests on the microsoft.com help alias for customers...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 07/31/2007

Need help with Visual Studio 2008 Beta 2 Setup issues ?

The two forums that I would suggest are for Visual Studio 2008 Install and Setup...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 07/30/2007

Wow ! I see Visual Studio 2008 Beta 2 on the download Center

Yes they are all there on the download center right now ! You can download any SKU of your choice...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 07/26/2007

SQL Server Compact Edition 3.5 TAP Program is looking for nominations

The Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition team is accepting nominations for our Technology Adoption...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 07/16/2007

The ShipIt Awards are here !

I got my Windows Mobile 6 ShipIt award in my mail box yesterday. This is my 10th ShipIt Award since...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 07/13/2007

It's the Bring your Kids to Work Day @ Microsoft Today

Having a great time with my daughter in office with me. It's interesting as I am typing this blog,...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 07/13/2007

Return from TechMela

I just returned home (Home==Delhi) to say Hi to my Parents, after spending 3 enjoyable (==great...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 06/17/2007

TechMela

TechMela is quite an interesting name. Mela means a fair in Hindi. The folks at India have done a...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 06/11/2007

I had to restart one day...

A little Over 3 years ago, on 30th Jan 2004, I mustered some courage to start experimenting with the...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 06/11/2007

Take a tour of the offices of the Visual Studio for Device Team

A great way to know what our team has been upto...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 09/25/2004

eMbedded Visual C++ 4.0 SP4 is now available !

I am pleased to announce that last week our team signed off on the Service Pack 4 (SP4) release of...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 07/26/2004

Troubleshooting Device Emulator setup in Visual Studio 2005 Beta 1

Here is some information that will be useful for those who get a failure message during setup of the...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 07/07/2004

How to pass on feedback (bugs and suggestions) on the Visual Studio 2005 Beta for Device Development

The MSDN Product Feedback Center is a public suggestion and bug database for Microsoft products,...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 06/30/2004

What's new in Smart Device Development in VS 2005

I wrote up a small document which highlights some of the enhancements and and new features in Smart...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 06/21/2004

Newsgroups for VS 2005 for Smart Devices (Native)

We now have a dedicated newsgroup for dicussions around Native Device development in VS 2005. The...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 06/11/2004

Have you run into corrupted or missing .CAB files with the Tech Preview drop ?

I saw a few posts complaing about missing or corrupted CABs. Here is some information that would...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 05/06/2004

VS 2005 March Tech Preview Device Emulator Images

I just noticed an issue with emulator images loading in the Device emulator showing an expiration...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 04/16/2004

Thanks for coming to the MDC 2004

Thanks to everyone who came to the MDC event and I hope you found it as time well spent. I...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 03/29/2004

First Day at MDC

It was really exciting to see all the momentum around Mobile Development and specially around the...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 03/25/2004

Enter the Mobile2Market Application Contest

4 Grand Prizes, 20 Finalists: Submit your applications for Windows Mobile-based Pocket PCs and...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 03/14/2004

Announcement: eMbedded Visual C++ 4.0 Sp3 is now available for download.

I am pleased to announce that we now have the evC 4.0 SP3 release of eVC 4.0 (ENU) available for...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 03/10/2004

Version information for NET CF

People have been asking about the version numbers for NET CF. Here is some helpful information...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 02/16/2004

MDC 2004

This is the big annual mobility event that all the folks in the Visual Studio for Device really look...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 02/12/2004

Fixing Deleted Menus Items

Our team has been busy working on the next service pack for eVC 4.0 - SP3 - which addresses one of...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 01/30/2004

I had to start one day

Nothing special to blog today. Just had to start one day :-) @bout Me. I work as a Program Manager...

Author: Amit Chopra_MSFT Date: 01/28/2004