Addressing PDA Display Issues

Most developers realize that working with a PDA is going to be a challenge before they begin their first project. The problem is that the challenge usually turns out larger than expected. Small displays with limited color capability are something that most developers consigned to the past. The old techniques that developers used to conserve screen space are suddenly appearing again.

The following sections discuss several important display issues when working with a PDA. This section won’t provide an in-depth treatise on the subject, but you’ll walk away with some fresh ideas for your next SOAP application.

Screen Size

Many users have 17” or 19” monitors capable of a minimum of 1280 × 1024 resolution today. Developers ...

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