Posts tagged ‘Programming’

Mobile Development – Start apps with another using injectDLL

I already posted one article about using injectDLL, one about subclassing a foreign window. This time injectDLL is used to start and stop an application when another app is started. Remember that every DLL listed inside the MULTI_SZ registry key HKLM\System\Kernel\injectDLL is loaded into every process.

I would like to add some battery and wifi indicator to a full screen Remote Desktop Mobile (RDM) session. There are two specialized applications that display a small bar graph on the right of the screen, one for the battery level and one for the WiFi RSSI.

tsshellwnd_normal_with_wifi_and_batt_monitor_bars

The upper right one is for the WLAN RSSI and the lower bar shows the battery charge level.

As these apps should only add there display when RDM ist started, I added them to an injectDLL.

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Windows Phone 8: print demo for bluetooth label/receipt printers

This is the description of my btPrint demo app to print demo files to portable bluetooth label/receipt printers. I already did the same app for android and now wanted to do the same for windows phone 8.

The app starts with the main screen where you select a bluetooth printer, connect, select a demo file and let it print.

btprint_main_start_bt_and_file_selected btprint_demolist
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Mobile Development: PingNG-the next generation ping

As I needed a tool to test the maximum MTU size for a network, I needed a ping tool where I can define the packet size and the DF (Do Not Fragment-Flag). As I did not find such a tool, I wrote PingNG.

main main2 options_df

It is a simple tool but the code had to avoid some pitfalls.

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Mobile Development: BarcodeLib again ported to Compact Framework

I again ported the codeproject BarcodeLib to Compact Framework. So feel free to use that, if you need one of the supported linear barcode type.

BarcodeLibTestCF

The VS 2008 / WM5 SDK / Full Framework solution is located at github.

A ready to use binary including the lib is at github.