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Design Considerations for Smart Device Development

Visual Studio 2008

Visual Studio provides three different programming languages and many different project types for smart device development. This section contains a summary of these project types, and some guidance about how to select the appropriate language for your project.

Choosing a Smart Device Project Type

Provides an overview of the many different smart device projects available within Visual Studio, and the different hardware platforms they support.

Selecting a Development Language

Provides guidance on selecting the best development language for your project.

Customizing Skins (Devices)

Describes skins in smart device projects and how you can customize them.

Platform Naming Convention in Windows Mobile 6

Explains new platform names in Windows Mobile 6 such as Profession and Standard.

How to: Add Icons to Device Projects

Describes how to add icons to your device project.