Chapter 8. Networking

In this chapter:

Understanding Complications of Networking and Mobile Devices 309

Using Web Services 310

Understanding System.Net 311

Using IrDA and Bluetooth 319

Using Serial Ports 320

Understanding System.Messaging 323

This chapter looks at a number of networking technologies that are available to a developer of mobile applications. We begin with a recap of Web Services, which is covered in Chapter 7 and then look at a couple of methods of sending data over the Internet and TCP/IP networks. We then look at personal area networking technologies of the Infrared Data Association (IrDA), Bluetooth, and RS-232 serial transfer. The chapter ends with a look at the System.Messaging namespace, which is a set of technologies for supporting ...

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