CHAPTER 4Introducing the .NET MicroFramework Base Class Library
This chapter gives you an overview of the basic features and classes of the .NET Micro Framework. The .NET Micro Framework is a subset of the full .NET Framework, but it also provides new namespaces and classes. This chapter considers the differences between the full .NET and .NET Micro Framework, so you will see what is possible and what features are not supported with the .NET Micro Framework. We will examine how you can output text for diagnostics, pause the program execution, and use timers. Further, you will learn how to effectively use strings, numbers, arrays, and lists. Finally, this chapter shows you how to handle exceptions.
Text Output for Diagnostics
Since the .NET Micro ...