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Building Solutions with the Microsoft .NET Compact Framework: Architecture and Best Practices for Mobile Development by Jon Box, Dan Fox

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The Role of SQLCE

In Chapter 3 the discussion focused on how to handle file, XML, and relational data locally on a smart device. Part of that discussion showed how data could be persisted on the device and later reretrieved and displayed to the user. Although these techniques are acceptable for some applications, many applications require more sophisticated local storage. To address this need, this chapter focuses on the third essential architectural concept: robust data caching.

History of SQLCE

Along with the release of the Pocket PC 2000 platform, Microsoft anticipated the need to extend the data-management capabilities of enterprise-to-mobile devices. As a result, they shipped SQL Server 2000 Windows CE Edition 1.0 (SQLCE 1.0), code-named ...

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