Dave Baker's WebLog

A Window on all things Embedded

…and it’s goodbye from him

I am leaving Microsoft at the end of the month to pursue a new career direction.  For all of...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/22/2009

Next Kiosk Application using WEPOS and WPF

    In 2008, NEXT decided to work with Microsoft ® and Microsoft Gold Certified Partner...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/27/2009

.NET Micro Framework 3.0 Porting Kit

I’ve been meaning to blog this for ages.  For those of you who aren’t aware the .NET Micro...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/01/2009

MSDN Embedded Subscription Announced

  1. To help you deliver their next generation of embedded devices successfully, we have announced the...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/01/2009

Windows Embedded Server Announced

A new addition to the Windows Embedded Server product range was announced at ESC Silicon Valley...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/01/2009

MySpace to support Windows Mobile (& Silverlight)

Today MySpace have announced support for Silverlight and Windows Mobile -...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/31/2009

Embedded devices will soon outnumber people by orders of magnitude!

Catherine pointed me at some really interesting research that she has been doing recently,...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/31/2009

Windows Based PoS Terminal Shipments hit 76% in 2008

Windows-based POS Terminals Steal Market Share from Linux: Study March 8, 2009 POS Terminals running...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/23/2009

Session Invite - “Windows Azure Update, What it is & What it isn’t”

We would like to invite you to a session titled “Windows Azure Update, What it is & What it...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/20/2009

One week on – Windows Phone Announcement

Here’s some resources from last week’s Windows Phone announcement. Steve Ballmer and Andy Lees’...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 02/23/2009

Where can I find Visual Studio 2005 Trial edition?

If you're interested in Windows CE 6 and want to install the trial version, you'll find that it is...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 01/05/2009

Controlling Your Festive Lights with the .NET Micro Framework

Rob Miles has come up with a new spin on seasonal project by making his festive lights flash red...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 12/11/2008

Have you heard about Silverlight Mobile?

Microsoft Silverlight powers rich application experiences wherever the Web works including mobile...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 12/11/2008

Rob's New Book. Free C# Teaching Materials

Rob Miles, a professor at the University of Hull, and with whom I had the pleasure of delivering a...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 12/05/2008

Looking for Windows CE Supported BSP's or Drivers?

You need to look no further than... http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/embedded/aa714506.aspx...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/12/2008

MirrorPilot - Reflecting on Satellite Navigation

Frank blogged about this cool device yesterday.  MirrorPilot is a Satellite Navigation device...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 08/05/2008

Web Connected Devices in the UK? Look no further than REMIX.

If you're looking at connected device solutions and are interested in how they fit into the Next Web...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 08/04/2008

.NET Micro Framework v3.0 Beta SDK released

The .NET Micro Framework v3.0 Beta is available to download from the Microsoft Connect Site. ...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/29/2008

New version of Windows CE - ScarecrowReady

OK - so this blog is in desperate need of a relaunch. But whilst I'm working on some new content I...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/03/2008

EMEA .NET Micro Framework Porting Labs sheduled for November

I blogged about this a while back, to guage demand, and I'm happy to report that, based on your...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 10/05/2007

Swimming the English Channel with Virtual Earth

I recently did some work with Road Angel, a Satellite Navigation company in the UK, around an...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/14/2007

Latest XP Embedded Online Chat Transcript Available

The June 12th XP Embedded Chat transcript is available on MSDN. The chat, covers a number of topic...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/03/2007

Under the Covers - Querying the XP Embedded Repository

Every considered that, in certain circumstances, it would be useful to query the XP Embedded...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/03/2007

Survey - Micro Framework Porting Training in EMEA

Whilst at MEDC last week I had a number of conversations regarding the possibility of running a...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/03/2007

MEDC Berlin - Micro Framework Session Demo

Those of you at my MEDC session in Berlin would have seen me build a Micro Framework application,...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/03/2007

MEDC Berlin - Micro Framework Emulators

I had a couple of conversations MEDC last week regarding the creation and extention of Micro...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/03/2007

MEDC Berlin - Micro Framework Session Slide Deck

Thankyou to all of you who attended my Micro Framework session at MEDC Berlin earlier this week. I...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/29/2007

Paris Techdays - Me, Mike and Olivier talk about Embedded...

Olivier blogged about this a while back, but I came across it whilst I was pulling material together...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/20/2007

Getting Started with the Freescale i.MXS Micro Framework Board

One of the Micro Framework boards I've been working with recently is the i.MXS from Freescale, it...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/20/2007

.NET Micro Framework Videos

You may be aware that I'm giving a .NET Micro Framework session at MEDC next week. As part of my...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/19/2007

Windows CE Multimedia Device Development Webcast.

This has been in my ToDo list for ages and I finally got round to looking at it today and strongly...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/19/2007

Robotics Studio Video

Have you seen the video interview on "Channel 9" with members of the Microsoft Robotics Studio team?...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/19/2007

XP Embedded Wiki Launched

Check out the new XP Embedded Wiki here. The wiki is available for the entire XP Embedded community...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/19/2007

It's not what you've got, its what you do with it! Windows Embedded in the Enterprise - Free Webinar

Embedded platforms are being increasingly used as part of enterprise solutions to help improve...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/19/2007

Using Driver Verifier to Test the Device Driver Quality

Check out the great whitepaper on Windows for Devices where Windows XP Embedded team member Nick...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/19/2007

One Week to MEDC Europe

There's only one week to go until the Mobile and Embedded Developer Conference in Europe. If you're...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/19/2007

XP Embedded Feature Preview 2008, CTP Available

Can't believe I forgot to blog about this. If you haven't done so already download and test the 2008...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/24/2007

Check out the XP Embedded Image Difference Engine

The "Image Difference Engine" and "Image Difference Applier" tools help you identify and package...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/24/2007

WEPOS 1.1 Update

Windows Embedded for Point of Service (WEPOS) was recently updated to add support for the UnifiedPOS...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/24/2007

Windows Vista won't connect to the network - how to fix the problem by making Vista less aggressive on the network

A bit off topic I know, but very useful if like me you need to regularly connect to different...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/23/2007

Podcasts of MEDC Events

If like me you didn't make it out to Vegas for MEDC this year you can still catch a glimpse of the...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/23/2007

Big Book of BSP Goes Live!

Check out Called the "Big Book of BSP" and hosted on the Channel 9 website. The wiki, specifically...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/23/2007

Give your input on Windows Mobile and Embedded documentation

The Windows Mobile and Embedded Content Publishing team wants to determine the and general...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/23/2007

.NET Microframework SDK 2.0 Released at Embedded World

Small really is beatiful. Version 2.0 of the .NET Microframework SDK was released early this week at...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 02/15/2007

New Version of Point Of Service (POS) for .NET released. Support for WEPOS, Vista and XP.

For those who arn't aware of POS for .NET, it's a class library that is part of WEPOS (Windows...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 02/15/2007

Pre Order Martin Calsyn's Robotics Studio Book on Amazon

Go to Amazon.co.uk to pre-order Martin Calsyn's book on Robotics Studio. I'm guessing it will also...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 02/08/2007

Securing the XP Embedded Platform - Paris TechDays Presentation

For those of you who attended my session yesterday, many thanks, I hope it gave you plenty to think...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 02/06/2007

Paris TechDays

I'm off to Paris next week to present at the Paris TechDays, with Mike and Olivier. My session brief...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 02/03/2007

Replacing Core DLL Components in Windows CE 6.0

When designing a Windows CE solution there can occasionally be situations when it may be necessary...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 01/29/2007

Windows XP Embedded, WEPOS and POS for .NET Live Chat, Jan 30th.

The January chat is focused on the Point of Sale (POS) industry. This is your opportunity to give...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 01/26/2007

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