Chapter 1. .NET Compact Framework—a Platform on the Move

In this chapter:

Getting Started with Mobile Application Development in Visual Studio 3

Understanding the Differences Between the .NET Framework 2.0 and .NET Compact Framework 2.0 20

Understanding the Differences Between .NET Compact Framework Version 1.0 and Version 2.0 26

Introducing .NET Compact Framework Version 3.5 31

Using Community Resources 33

Mobile device application developers work in a world where devices come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, and with different capabilities, and so the first chapter of this book sets the scene by describing the different Microsoft Windows–powered mobile device platforms. It also explains the major programming differences between the full Microsoft ...

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