Microsoft® Mobile Development Handbook

Microsoft® Mobile Development Handbook
Published:May 30, 2007Language:English
Author:Andy Wigley; Daniel Moth; Peter FootTechnology:Microsoft Visual Studio 2005
Length:688 PagesISBN 13:9780735623583

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About The BookYour essential reference to developing sophisticated applications for mobile devices.

Get practical information for developing applications with the Microsoft .NET Compact Framework 2.0—straight from mobile-development experts. This definitive guide delivers the proven techniques, real-world insights, and extensive code samples you need to bring information access to any Windows-based mobile device.

Discover how to:

  • Design a user interface that is optimized for smart devices

  • Add functionality by using Windows Mobile APIs

  • Organize and persist data stored on a device

  • Establish network connections and respond to changes in network state

  • Synchronize mobile devices with data stored on backend servers

  • Implement authentication, symmetric encryption, and asymmetric encryption algorithms

  • Optimize application performance for resource-constrained devices

  • Interoperate with native code by using PInvoke and COM interop

  • PLUS—Get an introduction to .NET Compact Framework 3.5 and Microsoft Visual Studio code name “Orcas”


  • PLUS—Get Microsoft Visual C# and Visual Basic code samples on the Web
    About Andy Wigley; Daniel Moth; Peter FootAndy Wigley is a Microsoft MVP for Device Application Development and founder of his own mobile development and consulting company. He is coauthor of several books, including Building Microsoft ASP.NET Applications for Mobile Devices, Second Edition, and Microsoft .NET Compact Framework Core Reference.

    Daniel Moth works for Microsoft UK in the Developer and Platform group and is a former MVP for Device Application Development. He is a developer, a consultant, and an author who specializes in the .NET Framework and mobile technologies.

    Peter Foot is a Microsoft MVP for Device Application Development. His company, In The Hand Ltd., provides development and consulting services and software components for the .NET Compact Framework. He is an active contributor to the mobile and embedded development community.
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