This introduction has provided you with a brief history of why the .NET Micro Framework was created by Microsoft, a description of the benefits it offers the embedded developer over traditional embedded development systems for a wide variety of target applications, a quick overview of the functionality it contains, and a discussion of the ease of use and reduction in expense that comes from extensible emulation and Visual Studio integration. It is now time to start developing embedded applications of your own with the .NET Micro Framework SDK (!

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