Chapter 2. Operating System and Application Development Tools

Microsoft Windows Embedded CE includes a set of tools to assist with the design and configuration of operating system (OS) images, as well as the development of drivers, services, and applications. Platform Builder for Windows Embedded CE 6.0 is a plug-in for Microsoft Visual Studio 2005. Windows Embedded CE includes a version of Visual Studio 2005 Professional and the Platform Builder toolset. During Platform Builder installation, Platform Builder’s Help is integrated with Visual Studio’s Help.

Using the popular Visual Studio development suite as a base for the Windows Embedded CE 6.0 development toolset makes it possible to substantially increase the ease of image development under ...

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