.NET Compact Framework Sample: Auto Updater

Learn to create self-updating applications using .NET Compact Framework.
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      Every application life cycle involves periodic updates. Bug fixes, new feature and changes that allow supporting new hardware cause software manufacturers to provide the user with new builds of their software. Unlike the desktop where the user can be simply directed to the web site, on mobile devices it is nice to have some level of control over the update process.
      This sample shows how an application can be "automagically" updated from the mobile device.
      This sample assumes a certain level of familiarity with both the .NET Compact Framework and Web services.
  • Supported Operating System

    Windows 2000, Windows 2000 Service Pack 2, Windows 2000 Service Pack 3, Windows 2000 Service Pack 4, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

      • Visual Studio .NET 2003
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