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Building Tablet PC Applications by Philip Su, Rob Jarrett

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Chapter 3. Introduction to the Tablet PC Platform SDK

Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition comes bundled with special Tablet PC features that focus on digital ink. Many of these features can be programmatically accessed using Microsoft’s Tablet PC Platform SDK. If you develop applications for the Tablet PC, you’ll no doubt need to understand the SDK.

In this chapter, we first walk you through the mechanics of the SDK, its constituent parts and installation. Once you’re up and running, we’ll delve into the managed API, which is the heart of the Tablet PC Platform SDK. We’ll introduce the main objects in the managed API and also analyze the differences between the managed API and the Ink controls. By the end of the chapter, you should understand ...

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