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Prabhu Kumar a tech twaddler.. February 2010 Entries
Extracting Icon from an executable (name)
Remember the Process Viewer that we worked on a few months back? I was wondering how to display the applications icons, the way task manager does. A small icon beside the application name gives it a pleasant look. So how do you extract the icon from an executable? Well, there's an API for that (pun). ExtractIconEx() is the function we use to get a handle to the applications icon. It's a simple API, just give it the full path to the executable and it returns an HICON (icon handle). So I went back ......

Posted On Thursday, February 25, 2010 10:43 AM

Fun with menus! update on Part I
If you remember Fun with menus! Part I, then you'll also remember that we were able to get two different popup menus on the left and the right softkeys. Morin Marco contacted me through the same post and via email, explaining that the code wasn't working for him. We had a few mail exchanges and exchanges on the post too. It wasn't clear why the same code wasn't working for him, until he sent the screen shots of his problem. Turns out he was trying the code on the latest emulator, Windows Mobile 6.5.3. ......

Posted On Sunday, February 21, 2010 4:44 AM

Windows Mobile 6.5.3 Developer Toolkit now available

Windows Mobile 6.5.3 DTK released

Posted On Wednesday, February 17, 2010 4:28 AM

Going Places - Gesture Magic
Paulo's blog mentioned about this MSDN magazine article on Windows Mobile Gestures by Marcus Perryman. The article explains about gestures, the design considerations that went in while implementing it, the physics engine and a few tips and tricks. And don't miss the two part series, Let's talk about Touch, by Marcus Perryman, its a good read too. Links Going Places - Gesture Magic Let's talk about Touch - Part I Let's talk about Touch - Part II ......

Posted On Monday, February 8, 2010 8:47 AM

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