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Microsoft Tech·Ed Middle East 2010

Microsoft Tech·Ed Middle East 2010

Windows Mobile Tips & Tricks for Developers (Level 300) - Breakout Session - 2 March 2010

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!

What's New for Developers in Windows Mobile 6.5 (Level 300) - Breakout Session - 3 March 2010

Want to know what the new Windows Mobile 6.5 has in store for developers? This session will start with a quick look at Windows Mobile 6.5 and the new Windows Mobile 6.5 Developer Tool Kit (DTK) before diving into the new APIs. We’ll check out the new Widget framework for creating device applications using nothing more than HTML, JavaScript and CSS and also the new Gesture APIs for creating gesture aware device applications. The session will finish with a review of the new Windows Marketplace for Mobile that provides developers an easy way to bring their applications to market.

Developing Rich, Compelling User Interfaces for Windows Mobile (Level 400) - Breakout Session - 3 March 2010

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.

Presenter: Tony Whitter, Founder, Whitter Technology

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.

Downloads

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.

Windows Mobile Tips & Tricks for Developers

Presentation (PDF, 1.4 MB)

Demonstration source code (Visual Studio 2008 Zip, 1.6 MB)

What's New for Developers in Windows Mobile 6.5

Presentation (PDF, 2.9 MB)

Demonstration source code (Visual Studio 2008 Zip, 75 KB)

Developing Rich, Compelling User Interfaces for Windows Mobile

Presentation (PDF, 3.9 MB)

Resources

Windows Mobile for Developers
Developing Widgets for Windows Mobile 6.5
Windows Mobile site
Microsoft Tech·Ed Online
Microsoft Learning
Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN)
Microsoft TechNet

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