This demo-focused session will show you ways to maximise your Windows Mobile development experience. Do you know how to Just-In-Time (JIT) debug a crashed Windows Mobile application? How about testing your Silverlight for Mobile code? Do you know the special significance of the number 2577 and what it allows you to do? What about creating customised emulator images? Or how to create a desktop installation program that automatically installs your application using the Application Manager? These topics and many more will be covered in this action packed session!
Are you thinking about starting a Windows Mobile development project? Are you already developing for Windows Mobile and have questions? This session is your chance to discuss all things Windows Mobile and will focus on how to build a real world Windows Mobile application and on some of the challenges that developers typically face. It will be interactive, so bring your questions and join in!
Learn the tips and tricks necessary for developing rich, compelling applications on mobile devices. We introduce you to a set of views and controllers that can be used to create rich 3D animated experiences. You'll walk away with knowledge of how to take your mobile enterprise application to the next level of user experience.
A Microsoft MVP, Tony Whitter has worked as a software developer, consultant and trainer for over 30 years, including four years as the Head of Technology for a multinational software corporation. He now runs Whitter Technology, a .NET development, consultancy and training firm based in Europe. Tony has authored a popular series of .NET training courses, trained numerous developers, spoken at major international conferences and worked closely with Microsoft on Visual Studio 2005. More recent projects include the creation of e-learning content for the Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 and 6.x Developer Resource Kits and client development using Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and Silverlight.
Please note: The demonstration source code requires Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition or better (not Express), the Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.0 Professional SDK, the Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.5 Professional DTK and either Microsoft ActiveSync 4.5 (Windows XP) or Windows Mobile Device Center 6.1 (Windows Vista / Windows 7). Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1 is highly recommended.
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Demonstration source code (Visual Studio 2008 Zip, 76 KB)
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