The Compact Framework and SDP in Context

As noted in the previous sections, the Compact Framework is targeted at a subset of the mobility platforms currently supported by Microsoft. In a nutshell, you can (and in our estimation should) consider architecting and building your applications using the Compact Framework and SDP when the following are true:

  • You are developing or architecting business applications as opposed to system software.

  • You are developing code that will execute on the device, as opposed to applications developed with the ASP.NET Mobile Controls.

  • Your applications must run in disconnected, connected, or occasionally connected modes. ...

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