Windows Embedded Compact 7: Update 3 and ATL Update for Visual Studio 2008 SP1 Pushed to Microsoft Download Center

he Windows Embedded Compact team has just released the third update to Windows Embedded Compact 7. "This release contains an update for the Compact Test Kit that includes the CTK Automation Tool Solution (CATS), a new tool that enables automation of test scenario execution on Windows Embedded Compact 7 devices," Microsoft stated."The CETK update also […]

he Windows Embedded Compact team has just released the third update to Windows Embedded Compact 7. "This release contains an update for the Compact Test Kit that includes the CTK Automation Tool Solution (CATS), a new tool that enables automation of test scenario execution on Windows Embedded Compact 7 devices," Microsoft stated.

"The CETK update also includes the Stress Tool, a new tool for automating stress tests. Silverlight for Windows Embedded sample code for the Compact 7 Media Player has been updated. Previously provided only in binary format, the Media Player sample User Interface is now included in source code and a dependency on the compositor in the sample code has been removed, which is expected to improve performance across most hardware configurations," the software giant said.

Windows Embedded Compact 7 LogoThis update also includes cumulative bug fixes for the Windows Embedded Compact 7 operating system, Platform Builder tools and the Compact Test Kit.

  • The Compact Test Kit (CTK) has two new tools: The Compact Automation Tool Solution (CATS) for automating test scenarios on Compact 7 devices and The Compact Stress Tool for automating stress tests on Compact 7 devices are included with this update.
  • Also included is new Silverlight for Windows Embedded (SWE) sample code for the Compact 7 Media Player. Previously provided only in binary format, the Media Player sample code is now included in source code and a previous dependency on the compositor in the sample code has been removed, improving performance across all hardware configurations.
  • Finally the update contains approximately 125 code defect fixes for the Compact 7 operating system, Platform Builder tools and the Compact Test Kit
  • A Documentation update will be released to MSDN to coincide with this release. It contains 72 significant Documentation fixes, updated documentation for the new CTK features and 4 new Whitepapers.
Windows Embedded Compact 7 device

You can download WEC7 update 3 from Microsoft Download Center.

Also, released "Windows Embedded Compact 7 ATL Update for Visual Studio 2008 SP1" to enable users to build smart devices project with ATL functionality for Windows Embedded Compact 7 SDK.

You can download it here.