8. Synchronizing Mobile Data

In Chapter 6, ADO.NET Programming, we covered managing and displaying data on a Windows CE device using ADO.NET and SQL Server CE. In this chapter, we expand outward to retrieve that data from a desktop SQL Server and post it back to the desktop after it has been modified on the device.1

1. Some material in this chapter first appeared in an article we wrote, “SQL Server CE: New Version Lets You Store and Update Data on Handheld Devices,” MSDN Magazine 16(6): June 2001; available at http://msdn.microsoft.com/msdnmag in the Back Issue Archive. Reprinted with permission of MSDN Magazine.

THREE THINGS MAKE UP THE CORE of a typical SQL Server CE application scenario: a Windows CE device, some data to be stored, and a ...

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