Pocket PC Developer's Guide

The Pocket PC Developer's Guide contains important information to help you create professional and robust applications for Windows Mobile-based Pocket PC devices. The guide is structured to provide you with a brief overview of the features provided by Windows Mobile, along with relevant instructions on how to get started with the main tasks associated with each feature.

In companion sections to this guide, general reference information and user interface design guidelines are provided to assist you in developing your Windows Mobile applications.

The major sections of the Pocket PC Developer's Guide are described in the following table.

Section Description
What's New in Windows Mobile 2003 Device Development Describes the new features and major changes introduced for the latest version of Windows Mobile software for Pocket PCs.
Getting Started Provides instructions for the basic tasks that you need to complete to create applications for Windows Mobile-based Pocket PCs.
General Programming Information Describes general programming areas related to hardware features, security, application installation and migration, and device management.
Windows Mobile Programming Describes programming areas related to using Windows Mobile APIs both for creating new mobile applications and for working with existing Windows Mobile-based applications.
Networking with Mobile Devices Provides information about data synchronization between computers and Windows Mobile-based devices and information about data exchange between devices.
Programming the User Interface Describes general programming areas related to integrating Windows Mobile user interface elements into your own mobile applications.
Development Tools and Additional Resources Describes tools and components you can use for application development and testing.

See Also

Pocket PC Developer's Reference

Pocket PC User Interface Guidelines

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