Using the Same Workflow as for Developing Desktop Applications

As you know, to create a Windows Forms application on the desktop, you start by selecting New Project on the File menu. You create a new Smart Device project in the same way. After you expand the node that represents your managed language of choice (C# or Visual Basic), you see the Smart Device node, which includes a wealth of project templates. To create a Windows Forms GUI, choose the Device Application option under Windows Mobile 5.0 Pocket PC, as shown in Figure 1-1 in Chapter 1. This dialog box will look familiar only if you've installed the Windows Mobile 5.0 software development kit (SDK) as explained in Chapter 1.


In the next version of Visual Studio code-named Orcas, the ...

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