Sue Loh's blog

Random spurts of inspired discussion

DirectX managed redistributable

Sorry for the problems you've had running the "Whack-a-PM" sample program. It requires the managed...

Author: sloh Date: 02/03/2006

Week 2: Object-oriented Design and Visual J# Projects

This week's lecture is about object-oriented design, and how we're going to do the design for our...

Author: sloh Date: 02/02/2006

Week 1: The game and the sample code

This week's lecture is a more detailed description of the Hunt the Wumpus game you will be building,...

Author: sloh Date: 01/23/2006

Now actively recruiting Atlanta Hunt the Wumpus Mentors

I posted an initial notification but then spent time trying to find a school to work with first. I'm...

Author: sloh Date: 12/01/2005

Hunt the Wumpus in Atlanta

I'm looking to recruit other software folks to help teach software engineering practices as part of...

Author: sloh Date: 09/12/2005

[MIT enews] When I Testified Before Congress

A thought-provoking article about the state of science and engineering education in the U.S....

Author: sloh Date: 07/13/2005

Windows Embedded Challenge ROCKS!

I know I said I'd be blogging on the ce_base team blog now, but I figured my personal blog is a...

Author: sloh Date: 06/18/2005

Windows CE Base Team Blog

We just created a new team blog, the CE base team blog, to cover kernel & file system issues....

Author: sloh Date: 06/06/2005

Lock Convoys and How to Recognize Them

The problem: When using a particular application on one specific device, users noticed very bad UI...

Author: sloh Date: 05/27/2005

[misc] Getting Kids into Computers

Links I turned up from recent discussions of this topic: Scobleizer:...

Author: sloh Date: 05/26/2005

Windows CE eHow-tos and Tutorials! WOW!!

I saw a blip of this at MEDC, and just checked it out myself. How cool! It's like a DevCon for all...

Author: sloh Date: 05/25/2005

Using RAM over 512MB

Q: I can use only 512MB of RAM from my device. How can I address the remaining RAM ? On one of your...

Author: sloh Date: 05/25/2005

[BBC] Commentary: CEO Blogs

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/4576737.stm Hmm this makes me wonder. If it's true that those...

Author: sloh Date: 05/25/2005

Recognizing Excessive Thread Switching

Sometimes the source of a performance problem is not that code is too slow, but that threads switch...

Author: sloh Date: 05/23/2005

Remote Kernel Tracker: More things you should recognize

I have a few more examples of patterns you can recognize when you’re looking at CeLog threading data...

Author: sloh Date: 05/21/2005

Introduction to Remote Kernel Tracker

When you connect to a device with Remote Kernel Tracker, or when you open a log file that has been...

Author: sloh Date: 05/17/2005

CeLog documentation

At long last, a big chunk of work I did to add documentation of CeLog & Remote Kernel Tracker...

Author: sloh Date: 05/16/2005

How does the OS use the registry?

Q: As an embedded programmer I am new to all windows development. And as such I am ignorant of the...

Author: sloh Date: 04/11/2005

More CE database Q&A

Posting some questions I received from my blog. 1. You mentioned the that the maximum size of an...

Author: sloh Date: 04/11/2005

GetTickCount – Truth and Fiction

I was surprised and dismayed to read a recent article in Embedded Systems Programming...

Author: sloh Date: 04/05/2005

DevCon 2005

Yeay! I'm going to this year's DevCon, which covers both Mobile and Embedded this year (instead of...

Author: sloh Date: 03/16/2005

Resolving Symbols Manually on Windows CE (ADDRESS --> SYMBOL)

You know you've been there. You are looking at a callstack, and the one function you want to know...

Author: sloh Date: 02/28/2005

Looking for a good tool for doing hex math

While I'm writing about all of these address tricks -- I figured I'd ask around if there's a good...

Author: sloh Date: 02/25/2005

Windows CE Virtual Memory Layout for Debugging

I want to blog about how to resolve symbols manually, and realized I would have to assume that the...

Author: sloh Date: 02/25/2005

Debugging tricks

John Eldridge has posted some debugging tricks on his blog, and that has inspired me to write up...

Author: sloh Date: 02/24/2005

It has been a while

I would use being busy as an excuse, except I'm always busy. ;-) Call it, lack of creativity about...

Author: sloh Date: 02/17/2005

2 [PC Magazine] SanDisk Marries Flash with USB

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,,1749522,00.asp Are there actually electrical components in the...

Author: sloh Date: 01/10/2005

3 [InternetNews.com] Microsoft Now Leads in PDA, Embedded OS

http://www.internetnews.com/ent-news/article.php/3435501 All our hard work is paying off in a...

Author: sloh Date: 11/17/2004

CE memory division between "storage" & "program" memory

Somehow I've been involved in a bunch of discussions on this subject lately, so I figured I might as...

Author: sloh Date: 09/09/2004

ADOCE 3.1 and PPC 2003

So, now that I've posted a message saying it's not possible to use the two together, I found a...

Author: sloh Date: 09/01/2004

What WINDOWS CE debugging tools would you like to see?

Just an informal survey -- I use some of our tools all the time, some rarely. I have my own nitpicks...

Author: sloh Date: 08/31/2004

2 [Wireless News Factor] Samsung Develops VGA Screen for Mobile Phones

http://wireless.newsfactor.com/story.xhtml?story_title=Samsung-Develops-VGA-Screen-for-Mobile-Phones...

Author: sloh Date: 08/12/2004

2 [ExtremeTech, JupiterResearch] A couple of PMC reviews

ExtremeTech did a not-so-favorable review of PMC:...

Author: sloh Date: 07/22/2004

3 [Yahoo] Amazon to Take Pre-Orders for Portable Media Center

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=582&e=1&u=/nm/20040709/wr_nm/tech_micros...

Author: sloh Date: 07/09/2004

3 [HowardForums] Motorola MPX300 is so cool!

Check it out, I want one!...

Author: sloh Date: 07/07/2004

Thread Lab materials are posted for EDC participants

They've finally posted my thread lab handouts and code up on www.edccontent.com. So if you went to...

Author: sloh Date: 07/06/2004

I survived!

Hooray, I survived DevCon! The kernel talk and perf talk were ready to go by Monday, and after many...

Author: sloh Date: 07/02/2004

2 [Newsweek] China Changes Microsoft

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/5197528/site/newsweek/ China is definitely a challenge. I can't fault...

Author: sloh Date: 06/17/2004

2 [CNET] Worm ready to wriggle into smart phones

http://news.com.com/Worm+ready+to+wriggle+into+smart+phones/2100-7349_3-5233517.html?tag=nefd.hed...

Author: sloh Date: 06/15/2004

[BusinessWeek] What Do You Do For Fun?

http://www.businessweek.com/@@yi0OBWUQ42AQNRUA/premium/content/04_21/b3884138_mz070.htm?se=1 Dang, I...

Author: sloh Date: 06/04/2004

1 [NewsFactor.com] Nokia Launches Skywriting Cell Phone

http://wireless.newsfactor.com/story.xhtml?story_id=24369 I think these scrolling LED signs are...

Author: sloh Date: 06/03/2004

2 [KernelThread.com] Making an Operating System Faster (10 Things Apple did to make Mac OS X Faster)

http://www.kernelthread.com/mac/apme/optimizations/ The prebinding might be a possible improvement...

Author: sloh Date: 06/03/2004

2 [brighthand] Sony Exits U.S. Handheld Market

http://www.brighthand.com/article/sayonara_clie No more Clie's in the U.S. Their assessment is that...

Author: sloh Date: 06/01/2004

Common CE database questions

Q: Is it possible to use the CEDB APIs (CeMountDBVol, CeOpenDatabaseEx, etc) to open an existing...

Author: sloh Date: 05/27/2004

3 [LinuxDevices.com] Embedded tools vendor RTI joins Eclipse Foundation

http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS9968938065.html Wow, pretty serious for us. RTI's tools are...

Author: sloh Date: 05/21/2004

Another DevCon talk

Looks like I'll also be giving the “Inside the Windows CE Kernel” talk at DevCon. It...

Author: sloh Date: 05/17/2004

See you at DevCon!

Sorry I haven't been posting any content. Mainly I expect content to come out of newsgroup...

Author: sloh Date: 05/10/2004

2 [Silicon Insider] Sharp Freshens Low-Cost ARM Chips

http://www.jimturley.com/si/Issue13/Issue13web.htm#link5 My take-aways: $12 - 75MHz ARM7 chips Makes...

Author: sloh Date: 04/26/2004

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