Marcus Perryman's WebLog

PDC Session Code

The code and slides for the session I delivered yesterday (with a re-run today at 12:30 room 518)...

Author: marcpe Date: 09/14/2005

Mobile stuff at PDC 2005

If you are among the 'chosen few' heading off to the Professional Developers Conference in LA next...

Author: marcpe Date: 09/09/2005

[UK Only] Microsoft Mobile Embedded Developers User Group UK

Recently I've been working with Ian Thain from Sybase, Neil Cowburn of OpenNetCF fame and Tony...

Author: marcpe Date: 09/05/2005

HTC Tornado

After reading Jasons post about the Tornado, I was pleasantly surprise to have one turn up to my...

Author: marcpe Date: 09/01/2005

MSDN TechTalk: A First Look at Windows Mobile 5.0

I promised to post my demos from last night’s presentation (31st Aug). For completeness here are the...

Author: marcpe Date: 09/01/2005

MSDN Technical Briefing: SQL Server 2005 - 17th August

I've just finished delivering a session on CLR support in SQL 2005 and had several people ask for...

Author: marcpe Date: 08/17/2005

"Developer Developer Developer, II" event

Just catching up on my mail and saw the plans for a second DDD event due to take place 22nd October...

Author: marcpe Date: 08/15/2005

VS2005 DeviceEmulator

I have been playing around with deviceemulator.exe today, trying to install a new device image and...

Author: marcpe Date: 08/05/2005

Is Motorola cool again?

This Business Week article is an interesting read discussing where Moto is headed and how they...

Author: marcpe Date: 08/05/2005

CAB file utility (v1.1)

Download v1.1 By popular demand I've updated the tool already! Now it actually extracts the files...

Author: marcpe Date: 08/04/2005

CAB file utility

Have you ever built a cab file and then lost the original INF? Or ever wondered just exactly what...

Author: marcpe Date: 08/03/2005

MSDN event in October

MSDN TechTalk – Windows Mobile 5.0 Developer Nuggets Date/Time: Thursday 27th October, 6pm – 9pm...

Author: marcpe Date: 08/02/2005

Mobile realted MSDN event

If you missed the Mobile Embedded Developers Conference then this is a great oportunity to catch up...

Author: marcpe Date: 07/26/2005

Handling secrets in .NET code

I had a question about handling private data such as a password in .NET code. I know this is a well...

Author: marcpe Date: 07/26/2005

Motorola 'Q' Smartphone

Last night Ed Zander of Motorola and Steve Ballmer jointly anounced the Motorola 'Q'. Its a Windows...

Author: marcpe Date: 07/26/2005

Smartphone WiFi support

First review of the new WiFi support in Windows Mobile 5.0: http://www.ppcw.net/?itemid=2486#article...

Author: marcpe Date: 07/04/2005

SQL Mobile

I had a question recently about memory issues with the SqlCeConnection class used in conjunction...

Author: marcpe Date: 06/21/2005

Windows Mobile in Kiosk Mode

This topic rates in my top 3 'soapbox' issues and it’s about time I vented some of my inner...

Author: marcpe Date: 06/19/2005

Autorun installation

My first post on this blog was about deploying application and I touched briefly on autorun.exe. I...

Author: marcpe Date: 06/17/2005

Mobile events over the summer

Missed the Mobile Embedded Developers Conference? Didn’t get to see the sessions you wanted to see?...

Author: marcpe Date: 06/15/2005

Messaging and Security Feature Pack

6th June, TechEd USA, Steve Ballmer announced the Messaging and Security Feature Pack for Windows...

Author: marcpe Date: 06/07/2005

Smart client, Smart Roadster car competition (UK only)

The generous people at Microsoft UK are running a developer focused competition with questions about...

Author: marcpe Date: 06/06/2005

MEDC 2005: Pictures

These are what I got from the event - you may spot that I'm not renowned for my photographic...

Author: marcpe Date: 05/19/2005

MEDC 2005: Security model changes

Notes from CLI320 – Security and device configuration The smartphone security model has been in...

Author: marcpe Date: 05/19/2005

Event Tactics

Yesterday I was at the NEC in Birmingham (UK) manning the Microsoft stand at the ACPO (Association...

Author: marcpe Date: 05/17/2005

Free Windows Mobile 5.0 Porting Lab (UK based)

The EMEA mobility team have put together a porting lab to help you understand Windows Mobile 5.0,...

Author: marcpe Date: 05/17/2005

Windows Mobile 5.0 resources

Here are some early resources for Windows Mobile 5.0: Windows Mobile 5.0 dedicated web site Summary...

Author: marcpe Date: 05/17/2005

MEDC 2005: Breakout 'A platform on the move: CF 2.0 '

This turned out to be a bit disappointing because it was really quite a gentle introduction to...

Author: marcpe Date: 05/16/2005

MEDC 2005: Breakout "Enterprise look at WM 5.0"

My second session of the day was delivered by the UK’s very own Jason Langrage. His title was...

Author: marcpe Date: 05/16/2005

MEDC 2005: Vegas 2 Times

After a gruelling 25 hour trip from Heathrow through LA I finally arrived in Vegas on Monday at 10pm...

Author: marcpe Date: 05/16/2005

HP to offer Windows Mobile 5.0 upgrades

http://www.hp.com/hpinfo/newsroom/press/2005/050510b.html Great news for HP iPAQ hx2100, hx2400,...

Author: marcpe Date: 05/16/2005

MEDC - Who's who?

MEDC still going strong! It’s been great to catch up with lots of old friends and acquaintances over...

Author: marcpe Date: 05/12/2005

Caricatures

Want to see the UK Developer and Partner team in a new light? Check out the caricatures we had done...

Author: marcpe Date: 05/04/2005

I want to pick up on a couple of comments to my earlier post: 1> From Windows Mobile ISV -...

Author: marcpe Date: 05/03/2005

Security Session for Developers: "Essentials of Hack Resistant Applications"

Due to popularity I have been asked to re-run a security related session I presented recently to a...

Author: marcpe Date: 05/03/2005

'MEDC UK' registration site now open

Hot off the press, the UK re-run of the US Mobile Embedded Developers Conference has now opened it’s...

Author: marcpe Date: 04/26/2005

I keep getting the question “How is Windows Mobile related to Windows CE?” To be more precise I get...

Author: marcpe Date: 04/21/2005

ClickOnce flash

My last 4 or 5 weeks have been consumed with what seemed like a never ending deluge of technology. I...

Author: marcpe Date: 04/19/2005

VoIP Legislation

I have to admit I don’t find US political hearings particularly inspiring. I am certainly not...

Author: marcpe Date: 04/17/2005

C++ event happening in Reading, UK

C++ is generally closer to the heart of most embedded / mobile developers as we find ourselves in...

Author: marcpe Date: 04/14/2005

Play time

Just saw that Momentum has released their new "Pocket Mini Golf 2". I relied heavily on the first...

Author: marcpe Date: 04/06/2005

Q&A from Mobility MSDN TechTalk

Tuesday evening I was speaking at an MSDN event in Reading, UK about Mobile Development and there...

Author: marcpe Date: 03/04/2005

Great site for Device Pictures

I was looking for some info on TMobile devices and came across this site on Pocket Mac showing...

Author: marcpe Date: 03/01/2005

Orange C550 Device Rumour

Did you see this over the weekend? Allegedly, a new HTC device due to ship from Orange. It’s covered...

Author: marcpe Date: 02/28/2005

Windows Mobile Application Contest

Win $25,000 and Application Distribution. Enter Your Best Applications in the Microsoft Windows...

Author: marcpe Date: 02/28/2005

Free Mobile Application Development Toolkit (UK only)

News for developers in the UK – this is UK only! : Take advantage of the new features in the...

Author: marcpe Date: 02/28/2005

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