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Embedded Programming with the Microsoft® .NET Micro Framework by Rob Miles, Donald Thompson

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Adding Resources to a .NET Micro Framework Project

You will want to add resources to your .NET Micro Framework applications. These can be images, fonts, or data that you want to load into the target device along with your program. For our next examples, we will use the .NET Micro Framework snowflake image to show how bitmaps can be rendered on the display.

In the full .NET Framework, such resources can be embedded in an application assembly and then extracted when the program runs. In the .NET Micro Framework, embedding resources is not done this way; instead, you can use the resource manager to incorporate items. This can be managed from within Visual Studio 2005; you use the Resources tab to manage the different types of data that you want to ...

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