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Ajax.NET M! (mobile edition) cancelled

Some months ago I started to implement an Ajax.NET Professional version for .NET Compact and Micro Framework. Some weeks later I decided to build a library with several network related features and Iā€™m now moving the Ajax.NET M! to this new project at CodePlex.

Posted by Michael Schwarz on Friday, February 13, 2009

Really Cool Internet Explorer 6 ā€“ But how will it perform on 400 MHz?

I have downloaded the new emulator images [1] and Iā€™m really impressed that the IE6 render engine [2] really fits in such a small device. I have created some screenshots below.

Posted by Michael Schwarz on Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Windows Mobile 6.1.4 ā€“ Download Emulator Images

Yesterday Microsoft has published the new emulator images for Windows Mobile 6.1.4. One of the most important new features is the Internet Explorer Mobile 6 version.

Posted by Michael Schwarz on Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Internet Explorer 6 running on Windows Mobile - Do I have to wait for WM7?

Microsoft has canceled the Deepfish [1] research project lab. I was not sure if I would love the Deepfish browser as there was a big lack of missing features like AJAX, JavaScript, Flash/Silverlight. Yesterday I read in the news that Microsoft will port their Internet Explorer 6 render engine to Windows Mobile [2]. Hey, does this mean that Internet Explorer 6 will get a rebirth?

Posted by Michael Schwarz on Friday, September 12, 2008

Microsoft Live Labs - Deepfish Project Canceled

deepfish Some of you have heard about the Deepfish project at Microsoft Research. In March 2007 Microsoft announced [1] a new mobile Web browser to bring desktop-like browsing to mobile devices. Since some days the Deepfish project Web site has been removed, you'll get an http 404 (file not found) or get redirected to the new Live Labs overview [2] (there is only one page a Microsoft New Zealand talking still about Deepfish [3]). Deepfish is canceled, and there is no other news about a better Web experience on Windows Mobile devices.

Posted by Michael Schwarz on Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Ajax.NET M! - The .NET Micro Framework AJAX Library

The embeddedworld2008 [1] is over and I had some time to play around with Microsoft .NET Micro Framework [2] devices. I can remember that I had a look on it during the first available betas on Microsoft Connect, but then stopped watching it because of the missing TCP/IP stack. The now available version 2.5 of the .NET Micro Framework [3] adds this directly in the framework. Other device manufactures have implemented their own TCP/IP stack, and such a device I have bought at the embeddedworld2008.

Posted by Michael Schwarz on Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Microsoft Silverlight 2.0 Wish List (part 2)

I got a lot of feedback for my last post about Silverlight features that are currently missing [1]. Because it is Christmas time we are allowed to wish everything we want, what we get is another thing. Here are some additional features currently missing and are maybe important for everyone.

Posted by Michael Schwarz on Friday, December 21, 2007

Nintendo Wii and Silverlight: Tracking Your Fingers

While writing my Silverlight wish list I found a very nice project. Johnny Ching Lee [1] is using the controller (Wiimote) of the Nintendo Wii to track fingers [2]. The controller does not need the Nintendo Wii [3] console, simple the controller and a bluetooth connection [4] is enough. Combining this project with WPF or Silverlight would be the answer of one of my wishes. (Well, I know what I will try during the holidays.)

Posted by Michael Schwarz on Thursday, December 20, 2007

Microsoft Silverlight 2.0 Wish List

silverlight Well, the year 2007 is nearly at the end and I have my short wish list for Microsoft Silverlight [1]. The following (maybe not complete) unsorted list would be nice to see in 2008 with the next CTP or final version:

Posted by Michael Schwarz on Thursday, December 20, 2007

MVC Web Application and JSON

I like the MVC (Model View Controller) framework which is available as a public CTP, now. You can download the latest bits with the ASP.NET 3.5 Extensions CTP Preview [1]. You will find further links at Scott Guthrie's posts tagged with MVC [2].

Posted by Michael Schwarz on Wednesday, December 19, 2007

MVC Framework and Mobile Device

The last days I spent nearly all my time with the MVC Framework. As you may expect I absolutely like the way to control my HTML output more and get rid of the viewstate. When you read my blog you know that I'm using a lot of JavaScript and AJAX to make Web pages to Web applications.

Posted by Michael Schwarz on Monday, November 26, 2007

Rich Media Platform Comparison

I found a nice table which will show a comparison between Microsoft products and Flash/Flex:

Posted by Michael Schwarz on Thursday, April 19, 2007

Microsoft Live Labs - DeepFish Experience

Some weeks ago I installed the DeepFish Technology Preview [1] which will enhance existing mobile browsing technologies by displaying content in a view that is closer to the desktop experience. After installation was finished I was very anxious to see how it is working. I have several Windows mobile devices I can test. The first was a Qtek 9100 using a GSM Internet connection (9.600 baud, is my modem at home which I can use at no cost). Oh, what will the benefit be when using Deepfish compared with the built-in Internet Explorer?

Posted by Michael Schwarz on Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Why I hate Web 2.0/AJAX?

Posted by Michael Schwarz on Wednesday, June 21, 2006

AJAX on I-Mate JASJAR, Smartphones and Opera Mini for Pocket PC

See following web browser user agents accessed my web site at http://www.ajaxpro.info/ [1], all are working with Ajax.NET Professional:

Posted by Michael Schwarz on Wednesday, June 14, 2006

Pocket PC 2003 Support

The new version will support Pocket PC 2003 and Windows Mobile 5 devices including Smart Phones, too.

Posted by Michael Schwarz on Tuesday, June 13, 2006

Ajax.NET Professional and Windows Mobile 5

Yesterday I put my new release online that will have support for Windows Mobile 5. The new release is available at http://www.ajaxpro.info/ [1]. Because of the missing DHTML support I didn't changed all the examples that make heavy use of DHTML to work on Windows Mobile 5, too. So, the Ajax.NET Professional stuff is working..., that is great for me! One code, multiple web browser support!

Posted by Michael Schwarz on Tuesday, June 13, 2006

Windows Mobile 5 and Ajax.NET Professional

I put an example online that will show the current beta version of Ajax.NET Professional. Try the page http://munich.schwarz-interactive.de/default.aspx [1] with your Windows Mobile 5 device. You will see two alerts, one showing the current time of the web server, the second one will return two properties of an PersonX object in a List<PersonX>. Would be nice to see if we get it running on older Pocket PCs, too.

Posted by Michael Schwarz on Friday, June 9, 2006