.NET Compact Framework Developer Model
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The .NET Compact Framework provides a model for developers to use for creating applications and components that can target either a broad variety of devices and platforms or a specific category of devices.
The .NET Compact Framework is for developing client applications on smart devices. If you want to develop Web-based server applications for mobile clients, see Creating ASP.NET Mobile Web Applications.