Pocket PC Development in the Enterprise: Mobile Solutions with Visual Basic and .NET
Addison-Wesley Professional, 2001 - Computers - 416 pages
The complete guide to developing mobile business solutions for Microsoft's Pocket PC platform!
-- Real scenarios, real development challenges, and working code.
-- Extending existing infrastructure, delivering robust database connectivity, providing Web "thin-client" support, and much more.
-- CD-ROM: extensive developer's library, including Microsoft(r) eMbedded Visual Tools 3.0, Pocket SOAP, and SQL Server 2000 for Windows(r) CE.
The Pocket PC market is taking off, as organizations increasingly utilize Microsoft's Pocket PC platform to mobilize their key enterprise applications. Now, there's a complete guide to Pocket PC development that demonstrates exactly how to build effective mobile applications that integrate smoothly with existing enterprise infrastructure. Written by two of the field's leading developers and consultants, this book focuses on real scenarios, real challenges, and real solutions. The authors begin by presenting the business case for "mobilizing" enterprise applications, and the key tools of the trade, including Microsoft's eMbedded Visual Tools. You'll review each core element of eMbedded Visual Basic, discovering never-before-published techniques for improving application functionality and performance. The book also presents a start-to-finish application case study. The accompanying CD-ROM contains all source code plus an extensive library of Pocket PC developer's tools, including Microsoft's eMbedded Visual Tools 3.0, SQL Server for Windows CE 1.1, Odyssey Software's CEfusion 3.5 Free Developer's Edition (worth $500), Pocket SOAP, and much more.
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