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Palm OS Programming, 2nd Edition by Neil Rhodes, Julie McKeehan

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Creating a Minimal Sales Conduit

When you use Visual C++ and the development kit, only a few steps are required to create a minimal conduit. We assume that you’ve installed the 4.02 CDK in its default location: the C:\CDK402 folder. Let’s walk through the steps:

  1. Create a new project of type Palm Conduit Wizard (dll) (see Figure 14-4).

  2. Specify that you want Conduit entry points only (no sync logic), as shown in Figure 14-5.

  3. Specify that you want a Sync action configuration dialog box (see Figure 14-6).

  4. Verify the filenames that the Wizard will create (see Figure 14-7).

A new MFC AppWizard project for our do-nothing minimal conduit
Figure 14-4. A new MFC AppWizard project for our do-nothing minimal conduit
Selecting the type of conduit
Figure 14-5. Selecting the type of conduit
Specifying the features for the conduits
Figure 14-6. Specifying the features for the conduits
Verifying the Wizard’s filenames
Figure 14-7. Verifying the Wizard’s filenames

Code for the Sales Conduit

As we said before, this is a conduit that does very little—it considers itself successful if it writes a message to the log file. It’s great, however, at distilling the process you use for creating the outer shell of a conduit. First, let’s show you the code. Then we’ll look at what ...

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