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Microsoft® Mobile Development Handbook by Peter Foot, Daniel Moth, Andy Wigley

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Developing for Smartphones

Please do not view this section as the only one addressing the Smartphone. In all the previous sections of this chapter, although the advice applies to Smartphone development the focus has been on Windows Mobile Pocket PC development, highlighting where methods do not apply to Smartphone and noting relevant differences.

Developing UI applications for Smartphones requires you to understand the Smartphone platform. Reading the guidelines mentioned at the beginning of this chapter is essential, as is understanding the one-handed paradigm mentioned earlier as a good goal for Windows Mobile–powered devices.

Control Behaviors

Table 2-1 provides quick descriptions of the behavior of some of the controls available for Smartphones. ...

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