Platform Builder IDE (Windows CE 5.0)

Windows CE 5.0
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The integrated development environment (IDE) is a combined set of Microsoft® Windows®-based user interface (UI) tools for building, testing, and refining an OS design and its associated Catalog items.

The following table shows IDE functionality and corresponding links to topics describing how to use IDE tools.

In This Section

Platform Builder User Interface
Lists the integrated set of tools, context-sensitive menus, toolbars, and shortcut keys you can use to create, test, and refine OS designs and Catalog items.
Platform Builder Wizards
Provides information about using wizards in the IDE.
Describes how to work with workspaces in the IDE.
Provides information about working with user-created projects in a workspace in the IDE.
Text Editor
Explains the types of tasks you can perform using the text editor.
Macros and Add-ins
Explains the macros and add-ins you can use to manipulate objects in the IDE.
Resources and Resource Editors
Describes the types of resource editors that are available to use in the IDE.
Source Code Control
Provides information regarding source code control in the IDE.
Add-in Reference
Explains the interfaces and events you can use to create and customize a design template.

Related Sections

Build System
Describes the build system and lists the phases that the build system progresses through during the build process.
Remote Tools
Lists the tools you can use to remotely perform a variety of programming tasks.
Command-Line Tools
Describes the command-line tools you can use.
Provides definitions for terms that are new and widely used in Windows CE 5.0.

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