barrybo

Infrequent and rambling posts about DeviceEmulator and other things important in my life

MSR Accelerator - the new CTP is out

Accelerator is a high-level data parallel library which uses parallel processors such as the GPU or...

Author: Barry Bond Date: 06/28/2010

MSR Accelerator v2 preview build is ready

Visit http://connect.microsoft.com/acceleratorv2 to download the preview build and documentation....

Author: Barry Bond Date: 11/16/2009

Second edition of Shared Source CLI Essentials is coming!

Great news! Joel Pobar and Ted Neward have been working on a new edition of the Shared Source CLI...

Author: Barry Bond Date: 08/21/2008

BarryBo and high-end PC video games?!?!!

My "hush-hush" project is finally opening up a little! After delving deep into the world of mobile...

Author: Barry Bond Date: 11/07/2007

Notification LED in the DeviceEmulator V2.0 - How to customize the LED with a skin

DeviceEmulator 2.0 adds several new peripheral devices, including notification LED and vibrate. If...

Author: Barry Bond Date: 07/31/2007

Come work with BarryBo on whatever-it-is-that-I-work-on

Back in October, I left the DeviceEmulator team for a new position in Microsoft Research. The...

Author: Barry Bond Date: 07/27/2007

Experimenting with the Shared Source DeviceEmulator's JIT compiler - tracing and debugging

There are some mechanisms built into the DeviceEmulator's JIT which can make debugging and tracing...

Author: Barry Bond Date: 07/09/2007

eXDI hardware debugging support in DeviceEmulator

Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Platform Builder 6.0 SP1 is now available at...

Author: Barry Bond Date: 05/03/2007

Accelerator project - compiling data-parallel programs to graphics processor units (GPUs) and multiprocessors

Back in October, I said farewell to the DeviceEmulator, and joined a new project in Microsoft...

Author: Barry Bond Date: 04/02/2007

Localized DeviceEmulator 2.0 executables

The DeviceEmulator team has just released DeviceEmulator 2.0 in all languages that Visual Studio...

Author: Barry Bond Date: 03/20/2007

Device Emulator V2 standalone

Anand just posted that Device Emulator V2 is now available as a standalone download...

Author: Barry Bond Date: 03/12/2007

Office OneNote - one of the best code development tools around

I use a pretty extensive suite of tools as a developer - two IDEs, debuggers, code analysis tools,...

Author: Barry Bond Date: 12/06/2006

BarryBo Says Farewell to the DeviceEmulator

Device Emulator V2.0 is finished, and RTMs along with Windows CE 6.0. It's going to be a great...

Author: Barry Bond Date: 10/09/2006

BarryBo on Channel9

My Channel9 video is up! https://channel9.msdn.com/Showpost.aspx?postid=224510. It's a talk about...

Author: Barry Bond Date: 08/28/2006

What's the smallest Windows CE 5.0 configuration that you can target from Visual Studio 2005?

Very small! The DeviceEmulator nk.bin can be as small as 1.3mb! With that 1.3mb OS image, you can...

Author: Barry Bond Date: 08/21/2006

DeviceEmulator and Virtual Switch inside VirtualPC/VirtualServer

One of the great things about the DeviceEmulator is that it runs inside VirtualPC and VirtualServer....

Author: Barry Bond Date: 08/09/2006

Shared Source Device Emulator 1.0 has been released

Get it here:...

Author: Barry Bond Date: 07/17/2006

Adapt Your App - emulators, guidance, and tools to help keep your apps runniing on the latest device displays

The Adapt Your App Site (http://msdn.microsoft.com/mobility/windowsmobile/howto/AdaptYourApp) is a...

Author: Barry Bond Date: 06/13/2006

Nicer looking demos in the DeviceEmulator with ClearType and Zoom2x

Three quick things can make demos on the DeviceEmulator look much nicer: Enable ClearType. Go to...

Author: Barry Bond Date: 06/13/2006

DeviceEmulator V2 - how did we get a 40% improvement in performance?

The DeviceEmulator V2 is significantly faster than the V1 emulator you're used to. Most of the...

Author: Barry Bond Date: 05/23/2006

GPS and the DeviceEmulator, Part 2 - Using GPS receiver hardware from the emulator

Using GPS receiver hardware from inside the DeviceEmulator is actually more straightforward than...

Author: Barry Bond Date: 05/22/2006

GPS and the DeviceEmulator, Part 1 - emulated GPS without a GPS receiver

Have you ever wanted to run a GPS-aware application inside the DeviceEmulator, without using a...

Author: Barry Bond Date: 05/19/2006

Windows Mobile 5.0 MSFP operating system images for the Device Emulator

Great news! You can now download Windows Mobile 5.0 Messaging and Security Feature Pack OS images...

Author: Barry Bond Date: 05/19/2006

Device Emulator 1.0 Standalone is now available for download

If you do not have Visual Studio 2005 installed, but have Device Emulator OS images you want to try,...

Author: Barry Bond Date: 05/19/2006

Now available: Device Emulator 2.0 Community Tech. Preview

The DeviceEmulator 2.0 Community Tech. Preview just went live, at...

Author: Barry Bond Date: 04/24/2006

BarryBo at MEDC2006

I'm delighted to be presenting a new talk on the Device Emulator at MEDC2006...

Author: Barry Bond Date: 04/19/2006

Using the DeviceEmulator ARMV4I BSP for Windows CE 5.0 from Platform Builder

If you have downloaded the BSP from...

Author: Barry Bond Date: 03/15/2006

Device Emulator BSP for Windows CE 5.0 is available for download

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=474b03a6-e87d-455d-bc16-b8cf18ef39b4&di...

Author: Barry Bond Date: 02/28/2006

Source code to my "Building an ARM Emulator" WE-DIG talk

I did a talk at the WE-DIG in January, on basics of constructing an emulator in C++. MikeHall's blog...

Author: Barry Bond Date: 02/17/2006

Simulating GPS data on the DeviceEmulator or a Windows Mobile 5.0 device

This MSDN article,...

Author: Barry Bond Date: 12/03/2005

DeviceEmulator and virtual battery

I'm looking at implementing a virtual battery in the next DeviceEmulator release. How much control...

Author: Barry Bond Date: 12/01/2005

Detecting whether your application is running on the DeviceEmulator or not

The best way for apps to detect if they are running on the Device Emulator is to use this snippet of...

Author: Barry Bond Date: 11/04/2005

PDC 2005 DeviceEmulator talk is now online

Michael Swanson has announced via his blog...

Author: Barry Bond Date: 10/31/2005

Fake phone calls in the DeviceEmulator (PDC 2005 followup)

After our talk on the Device Emulator, a number of people asked me about the phone numbers I used in...

Author: Barry Bond Date: 09/16/2005

SaveState Files and "Error: The current VMID is in use. Wait for the other application to exit."

If you launch the emulator by hand with savestates enabled (ie. "DeviceEmulator.exe nk.bin /s...

Author: Barry Bond Date: 08/31/2005

Naming and Identifying DeviceEmulator Virtual Machines

If you launch the DeviceEmulator by hand, those instances show up in the Device Emulator Manager in...

Author: Barry Bond Date: 08/31/2005

BarryBo returns to the DeviceEmulator

After spending the past several months helping revamp the way Developer Division authors our...

Author: Barry Bond Date: 08/31/2005