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Windows Embedded Compact 2013 released

Microsoft on June 13th released the latest version of its Windows Embedded Compact operating system.

Windows Embedded Compact 2013 is the successor to Windows Embedded CE and Compact 7. It is targeted at small-footprint devices used by retail, manufacturing, healthcare and other vertical industries. 

The 2013 release supports both x86 and ARM architectures and adds support for Visual Studio 2012. The latest Compact Embedded operating system also includes:


VS2012, WEC 8, WES 8 CTP3, Windows Phone 8

Yesterday has been a great day for Microsoft and the Embedded community.

Visual Studio 2012 has been officially launched and it has been confirmed that the next version of Windows Embedded Compact will be fully integrated. It will also include a new version of Microsoft .NET Compact Framework (3.9), with performance improvements and a number of additional features, and will bring support for C++ 11.

On Colin Miller's blog appeared a blog post about Visual Studio Express 2012 for Desktop and its .NET Micro Framework 4.3 support, which will be soon released.

Microsoft also released a new preview of Windows Embedded Standard 8 (WES8 CTP3).


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