These MSDN webcasts are of interest to developers working with Windows based mobile devices:
MSDN Webcast: "Whidbey" Native Code Development for Devices! - Level 300
Wednesday, 06 October 2004 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM Pacific Time
Nishan Jebanasam, Program Manager, Microsoft Corp.
Did you know that the upcoming release of Visual Studio 2005 "Whidbey" will expose native code development for devices from the Visual Studio design environment? This informative webcast, presented by experts from the Visual Studio for Native Devices team, will highlight key benefits for native device developers migrating from eMbedded Visual C++ to "Whidbey."
MSDN Webcast: Digital Media and DirectX on Windows CE - Level 300
Wednesday, 13 October 2004 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM Pacific Time
Asaf Shelly, Digital Media
Are you interested in discovering what you can do with DirectX on the Windows CE platform? If so, you won’t want to miss this information-packed webcast for an in-depth exploration of these powerful technologies. We will cover fundamental topics such as the Win32 API for multimedia, DirectX for audio and video playback, and Windows Media technologies. Special attention will be given to architectural design and best practices for determining which technology to use in specific situations. An overview of broader concepts important to this area, such as MMS streaming, ASF files, ASX files, multicast, and compression formats, will also be provided.
MSDN Webcast: What's New in the .NET Compact Framework 2.0 - Level 200
Tuesday, 19 October 2004 - 8:00 AM-9:30 AM Pacific Time
Paul Yao, President, The Paul Yao Company
The .NET Compact Framework provides the benefits of managed code development on Windows Mobile and embedded devices such as the Pocket PC and the Smartphone. The next version of this powerful tool will ship with Visual Studio 2005. Both products are still in beta, but you can get the inside scoop on new features and improvements by attending this exclusive webcast. Previous experience with version 1.0 of .NET CF will help you get the most out of the material being presented.
MSDN Webcast: Tips and Tricks for the .NET Compact Framework - Level 400
Thursday, 28 October 2004 - 8:00 AM-9:30 AM Pacific Time
Assaf Kezurer, Lead developer, Dooblo
Do you develop smart device applications? Are you often frustrated by the amount of time you pour into fine-tuning performance and polishing the UI – often as much as 80% of the time spent on your overall development cycle? If this sounds familiar, you won’t want to miss this webcast highlighting the tools and features built into the .NET Compact Framework designed specifically to address this issue. Discover resources to help you increase speed and efficiency and improve the look and feel of your smart device applications in substantially less time.