Features for the version 4.3 of Micro Framework
(Tentatively September 2011)
COMMITTED: Bug fixes for high priority issues
We will fix all issues that cause the device
to crash or become unresponsive or cause data loss or corruption.
COMMITTED: Provide better diagnostic information for application deployment
We will improve the quality and quantity of diagnostic information during application deployment, both on emulator and device, so that the
user can have a clear understanding of what went wrong and what actions to take. CodePlex issue #1589.
COMMITTED: Support latest GCC toolchain across all MCU in the PK
We will provide support for latest GCC toolchain, especially to address Cortex processors. CodePlex issue #1346.
COMMITTED: Decrease boot time
CodePlex issue #1590.
COMMITTED: Support for WinUSB
We will provide support for using WinUSB on Win8 and previous versions.
CodePlex issue #1591.
COMMITTED: Additional documentation for optimizing RAM/ROM usage
CodePlex issue #1592.
IPv6 support through latest lwIP drop
The support in lwIP is not very good but we plan to supplement it to achieve feature parity with IPv4. CodePlex issue #1593.
TENTATIVE: Bug fixes for all other issues
We will make every effort possible to proceed in order of number of votes when cosidering each issue.
NOTE: all work items above will be complete with tests, samples and MSDN docs when applicable.
Status and Tentative Schedule
We are already working on some of the above items. Although we cannot yet release a detailed schedule at this time, we
are targeting an Alpha or Beta release by July and RTM by September 2012.