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Programming Microsoft® Windows® CE, Second Edition
Author Douglas Boling
Pages 1040
Disk 2 Companion CD(s)
Level All Levels
Published 06/13/2001
ISBN 9780735614437
ISBN-10 0-7356-1443-1
Price(USD) $59.99
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The definitive guide to programming the Windows CE API

Design sleek, high-performance applications for the newest generation of smart devices with this practical, authoritative reference. It fully explains how to extend your Microsoft Windowsâ or embedded programming skills to the Windows CE handheld and Pocket PC environments. You’ll review the basics of event-driven development and then tackle the intricacies of this modular, compact architecture. Investigate platform-specific programming considerations, and use specialized techniques for handling memory, storage, and power constraints. Dive into serial, network, and RAPI communications. Advance your skill with modules, processes, and threads, and build or modify code to meet the requirements of new devices such as the Pocket PC. Coverage in this guide includes: • Introduction to Windows CE programming • Memory management • Input—keyboard, touch screen, and menus • Processes and threads • Files, databases, and the registry • Windows networking and IrSock • The Remote API (RAPI) • Notifications • The Explorer Shell • Programming and extending the Pocket PC • Power Management • Pocket PC Today screen extensions • Output—basic drawing and text support • The Game API (GAPI) • Windows, controls, and dialog boxes • Windows CE device drivers

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