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Programming .NET Compact Framework 3.5 Second Edition by David Durant, Paul Yao

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Chapter 1. Mobile Phone Programming

This chapter reviews the two main Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) for Windows Mobile: Win32 and the .NET Compact Framework. Managed code memory management is explored in great detail.

THIS DEVICE FAMILY boasts many different names: “cell phone” in the United States, “mobile” in Europe, “Handy” in Germany, and “converged device” among some industry pundits. Each falls short in describing the extent of what devices in this category can do. To call them “phones” is like calling a PC a “data entry terminal.” These terms capture one aspect of their respective devices; yet no single term can begin to express what is possible. Just as people are continually pushing the frontiers of PC uses, so too are new ...

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