Get the practical information you need to develop mobile applications. Experienced developers get proven techniques, real-world insights, and code samples in Visual C# to help deliver access to information?anywhere, on any Windows?-based device.
Learn the essentials for developing mobile applications for any Windows-based mobile device. Focusing on proven techniques and practices, this guide addresses the real-world needs of experienced Microsoft Windows? mobile developers. Users are growing increasingly dependent on mobile devices, and with innovations that make it easy to manage data synchronization, this proliferation will continue. Developers need to respond to this evolution with more than simple adaptations of the user interface?they need to implement mobile solutions for most of their applications. From expert authors with years of real-world experience, this book addresses this evolution, covering key mobile-development topics, including design, debugging, deployment, performance optimization, security, and globalization. It also covers mobile applications that use Microsoft .NET Compact Framework 2.0, Microsoft SQL Server? 2005 Everywhere Edition, and Microsoft Windows Mobile? 5.0, running on devices such as Pocket PCs and Windows Mobile Smartphones. In addition, it includes extensive code samples in Microsoft Visual C#?, with additional code sample in Microsoft Visual Basic? on the book?s companion Web site.
Unique Selling Proposition:
This book expertly illustrates the practical, proven practices for developing applications for any Windows-based mobile device.
Key Book Benefits:
Features essential coverage of key mobile-development topics
Covers application development for the .NET Compact Framework 2.0, in addition to SQL Server 2005 Everywhere Edition and Windows Mobile 5.0, running on devices such as Pocket PCs and Windows Mobile Smartphones
Delivers practical guidance based on the authors? extensive, real-world experience
Includes code samples in Visual C#, with additional code samples in Visual Basic on the Web
About the Author(s):
Andy 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.