October 2012 Entries

C#: My World Clock
Download World Clock Source I have been working on cleaning my office of 8 years of stuff from several engineers working on many projects. It turns out that we have a few extra single board computers with displays, so at the end of the day last Friday I though why not create a little application to display the time, you know, a clock. How difficult could that be? It turns out that it is quite simple – until I decided to gold plate the project by adding time displays for our offices around the world. ......

Posted On Thursday, October 25, 2012 2:14 PM | Comments (2)

Windows CE: Changing Static IP Address
A customer contacted me recently and asked me how to change a static IP address at runtime. Of course this is not something that I know how to do, but with a little bit of research I figure out how to do it. It turns out that the challenge is to request that the adapter update itself with the new IP Address. Otherwise, the change in IP address is a matter of changing the address in the registry for the adapter. The registry entry is something like: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Comm\LA... "EnableDHCP"=dword:0 ......

Posted On Wednesday, October 24, 2012 9:00 PM | Comments (6)