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Windows Mobile Features (Managed)

Windows Mobile 6.5

This section contains technical reference information on the Microsoft.WindowsMobile class library.

.NET and the WindowsMobile Class Library

Describes advantages of using the Microsoft.WindowsMobile class library.


Provides APIs that support application launching.


Provides a class with methods for testing the design of XML configuration files, and for provisioning mobile devices with these files.


Provides classes for creating custom dialog boxes for choosing contacts and for selecting pictures.


Provides classes that allow you to create and access PIM data items and MAPI messaging items on Windows Mobile devices.


Provides classes that give you access to a message processing mechanism for automatically intercepting incoming SMS messages with properties that match specific criteria, and then launching applications to process them.


Provides classes, delegates, and enumerations that provide access to system properties.


Provides a class with a method for placing a phone call.

Microsoft .NET Compact Framework

The Mobile and Embedded Development portal for the Smart-Device Development Framework.

Microsoft .NET Compact Framework Developer Center

Contains a host of .NET Compact Framework development resources including a Getting Started guide, a FAQ, code samples, and links to the product team member blogs.

Microsoft .NET Compact Framework Developer's Guide

Part of the Visual Studio Programming guide, this programming guide contains a technology overview, an application development handbook, and a set of How To's that demonstrate .NET CF code for executing core tasks, accessing data, working with graphics, message queuing, networking, performance, diagnostics, and COM interoperability.

Microsoft .NET Framework Developer Center

The home to information about the .NET Framework on MSDN. Here you will find links to articles, samples, tools, and community resources related to this technology, including downloads for the .NET Framework Versions 1, 2, and 3.

For additional information on developing managed applications for Windows Mobile devices, please refer to Programming for Devices on MSDN.

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