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

If you are a mobile application developer who already has experience developing using .NET Compact Framework 1.0, you want to know what has changed with version 2.0. One of the most agreeable differences is that the version 2.0 runtime is much faster than the version 1.0 runtime is. In 2005, at the Microsoft Mobile and Embedded Developer Conference (MEDC) in Las Vegas, Richard Greenberg, group program manager for the .NET Compact Framework at Microsoft, gave a presentation in which he described the performance gains achieved by .NET Compact Framework 2.0. Some of the statistics he gave for a Pocket PC device with a 400-megahertz (MHz) XScale processor running ...

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