Building Microsoft® ASP.NET Applications for Mobile Devices, Second Edition

Building Microsoft® ASP.NET Applications for Mobile Devices, Second Edition
Published:April 16, 2003Language:English
Author:Andy Wigley and Peter RoxburghTechnology:Microsoft Visual Studio .NET
Length:720 PagesISBN 13:9780735619142

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About The BookYour guide to building mobile applications with Visual Studio .NET 2003 that run anytime, any place, on any device.

Extend your programming expertise across the widest range of mobile devices with this incisive guide to Microsoft ASP.NET mobile controls. Now integrated into Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003, ASP.NET mobile controls enable you to build applications that render intelligently on different devices—regardless of markup language, browser, or form factor. The authors expertly guide you through the mobile Web application development process, explaining how to fully exploit Visual Studio .NET and the Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 for rapid and more flexible development. Discover how to create innovative, intuitive solutions—instead of wrestling with interoperability issues.Learn how to:
  • Build mobile Web Forms pages with device-independent properties, methods, and events
  • Use “code-behind” techniques to separate programming logic from the UI
  • Employ the standard controls or download new custom controls
  • Build controls from scratch and program device adapters
  • Create styles and style sheets
  • Customize applications for specific devices with templates
  • Access data using Microsoft ADO.NET and the Visual Database Tools
  • Know when to use application vs. session state
  • Apply best practices for using XML Web services in mobile applications
  • Help secure applications with ASP.NET authentication services
  • Develop multilingual and multicultural applications
  • Debug code, trap runtime errors, and use software emulators to test applications
  • Configure, package, and deploy applications
  • About Andy Wigley and Peter RoxburghAndy Wigley is a Principal Technologist a technical authoring company Content Master in the UK, focusing on mobile technologies. He has worked with WAP from the early days, and worked with co-author Peter to develop the UK’s first operational payments service for WAP clients. He has contributed to MSDN and other publications and regularly appears at conferences, presenting on applications of mobile technology. He has been involved in software engineering for more than 15 years, much of that time at Digital Equipment Corporation, working on projects as diverse as high-performance messaging, electronic document exchange, and laboratory robotics.

    Peter Roxburgh works as a technologist for Content Master Ltd., a technical authoring company based in the United Kingdom. He graduated with a first class degree with honours in business and has since followed a diverse career path. From his home in the medieval town of Conwy, North Wales, he writes training courses for mobile developers. He has also written and contributed to a number of journals and Web sites on cutting-edge mobile technologies.
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