Customize your Windows 7 Logon Screen

Good news: In former times you had to disable System Restore, exchange some dlls n’stuff. Today Windows 7 allows you to change the background of the Logon Screen pretty easy: It’s only the the following 2 steps: 1) set the value of the registry key from 0...

Unrecognized configuration settings UserSettings.

Today I run into a strange error: In an .NET Windows Form I’m referencing a ConnectionString from Application Settings. At 12:00 it worked. Changed a line of code; recompiled; started over at 12:01. The app came up with an error: “Unrecognized...

ASP.NET MVC 2 RC 2 on Visual Studio 2010 RC

Visual Studio 2010 RC – doesn’t contain the latest version of MVC2 – which is RC2 luckily I found this post:  Installing ASP.NET MVC 2 RC 2 on Visual Studio 2010 RC After this procedures everything should be fine and ready to exploit the latest...

CF ComboBox Dropped Down

ich wurde wieder mal gefragt wie man auf dem CompactFramework abfragt ob die Liste einer Combobox angezeigt wird (Dropdown == true). hier ein C# CodeSnippet mit dem dies ausgelesen werden kann: private bool DroppDown(ComboBox comboBox) { Message msg =...

MWC Barcelona again Windows CE

I was always excited by the long runtimes and the sunlight readability provided by Ebooks! Yet most of them are not really “programmable” – maybe with the Exception of the Rex (but hey we are not Linux C++ guys).  The EBook from Malata based on Windows CE gives you...

Big>Days 2010 – Surface App

  Wir sind heuer als Tourpartner auf der ganzen Tour und wir freuen uns schon auf viele Gespräche bei uns am Stand – aber auch in der Community Lounge, für die wir gerade eine Microsoft Surface Applikation entwickeln. Vor allem die WebCam Anbindung, in unserem Fall...

My Barcelona Highlight Kopin Golden-i

On the Motorola Booth in Barcelona i got very excited  about the Kopin Golden-i. It is an Wearable CE 6.0 Device which is controlled via Voice and Motion (g-sensor). It is a perfect fit below a typical helmet and can be programmed like any other Windows CE device. I...