Core Connectivity (Windows CE 5.0)

Windows CE 5.0
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Windows CE supports a unified communications infrastructure called Core Connectivity that enables full-featured connectivity for downloading and debugging. The Core Connectivity infrastructure offers a full range of connectivity support, including:

  • Flashing a run-time image on a target device
  • Downloading an application or a collection of files to a target device
  • Launching an application on the target device
  • Connectivity streams between a target device and a desktop workstation that can be used by any application, such as Remote Tools and Visual Studio
  • Kernel-level connectivity streams between a target device and a desktop workstation that can be used by applications such as Platform Builder
  • Custom services that support the needs of varied OEMs

In this Section

Core Connectivity Overview
Provides information about Core Connectivity services and the Core Connectivity datastore.
Kernel Connectivity
Provides information about kernel transport and kernel download services.
Application Connectivity
Provides information about application transport and application download services for a Platform Builder development environment, and describes application connectivity from a Visual Studio development environment.
Core Connectivity Datastore
Describes the datstore that the Core Connectivity infrastructure uses to store information about infrastructure objects.
Core Connectivity Reference
Describes the interfaces that support Core Connectivity.

Related Sections

Remote Tool Connectivity
Describes the connectivity technology that enables the use of remote tools for development and debugging.

Tools for Debugging and Testing

Presents a variety of Platform Builder tools that support debugging and testing.

Kernel Independent Transport Layer
Describes the transport layer that supports debugging.

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