March 2010 Entries

Confirmed: software written for Windows Mobile 6.5 and earlier will not run on Windows 7

Attention Windows Mobile developers:

It has been confirmed by Microsoft Corp. that Windows Phone 7 devices will not run applications written for the Windows Mobile 6.5 operating system or earlier.

I think this is significant enough news that may need your planning for your software future releases re-thought.

The announcement was found here.

Posted On Monday, March 8, 2010 11:07 AM | Comments (0)

Windows Server AppFabric (“Velocity”) Beta 2
The Velocity team has announced Beta 2 of the Windows Server AppFabric release. Among the improvements are: More PowerShell cmdlets for better control of the AppFabric clusters; The service now logs to two Event Tracing for Windows channels – the Admin channel (on by default) and the Operational channel (off by default), and Cache service throttling, by far I think this is the most significant change in this beta. It is a “slick” feature allowing higher service scalability by denying all “write” ......

Posted On Monday, March 8, 2010 12:06 AM | Comments (0)