Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Windows Embedded Standard 2009 Exam Prep Kit Now Available

The first 3 chapters of the exam preparation kit for the Windows Embedded certification are now available here. These chapters are only in English at this time, but additional languages are being developed and will be available in the next few months.

- Nicolas

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Windows Embedded CE 6.0 training by Adeneo Embedded

Adeneo Embedded, Windows Embedded Gold Partner, propose Windows CE 6.0 training sessions in Europe and North America with a FREE ARM based development kit offered to each attendee (value $1000).

Next sessions are
April 13th to 16th 2009: Boston, MA
April 20th to 23rd 2009: Munich, Germany
May 4th to 7th 2009: Los Angeles, CA

For these sessions, Adeneo Embedded offers a 10% early bird discount for registration done at least 4 weeks before the event !
Here is the agenda:

Module 1: CE 6.0 OS features
Module 2: Platform development tools
Module 3: Inside the OS
Module 4: CE 6.0 OS Components
Module 5: CE 6.0 Build process
Module 6: Board Support Package (BSP)
Module 7: Device Driver concepts
Module 8: Customize an OS Design
Module 9: Application development
Module 10: Testing the OS

For more information and registration, contact sales@adeneo-embedded.com
Click here for complete Windows Embedded CE 6.0 training program by Adeneo Embedded
- Nicolas

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

ATMEL BSPs for free

This is areally exiting news, Atmel just published the source version of the Atmel AT91SAM9 ARM926EJ-S™-based embedded MPUs Board Support Package for Microsoft Windows Embedded CE 6.0 and 5.0, originaly developped by Adeneo Embedded.
This to provide an easy access to the Atmel's processors evaluation kits, and Atmel's processors.

See the Atmel Press Release about this topic.

- Nicolas

Monday, March 2, 2009

KITL ? What's that ?

Always wanted to know what KITL stands for ! In this case you should have a look at this really interesting video from Kurt Kennett from Microsoft.

Windows Embedded CE: understanding KITL

- Nicolas

Sunday, March 1, 2009

MCP Certification for Windows Embedded Standard

Microsoft launch last week the MCP Certification for Windows Embedded Standard 2009 (next version of Windows XP Embedded).

The main topic areas are:

  • Windows security
  • Componentization
  • The role of packages, groups, and repository sets
  • Application-level development on Windows XP and Windows XP Embedded
  • Deployment options and methodologies
  • Embedded enabling features (EEFs)
  • Working at the hardware level
  • Database Manager

As usual for the Embedded MCP Exam, a preparation kit is available :
  • Free Preparation Kit (200 page study guide) – available starting mid-March in English, other languages through June
  • Languages: English, French, German, Japanese, Simplified Chinese

- Nicolas