free hit counter Best of Articles :: Microsoft Smartphone Programming - Nauman Leghari's Blog
Wednesday, December 29, 2004 2:23 AM laghari78

Best of Articles :: Microsoft Smartphone Programming


[This (sort of) book is a collection of different articles combined under related chapters]

Chapter 1: Introduction to the .NET Compact Framework

 

Fundamentals of Microsoft .NET Compact Framework Development for the Microsoft .NET Framework Developer

 

<http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnnetcomp/html/net_vs_netcf.asp?frame=true>

 

What's New in Smartphone 2003

 

<http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnwmnew/html/manew_sp03.asp?frame=true>

 

Develop for Windows Mobile 2003 for Smartphone Using the .NET Compact Framework

 

<http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnsmtphn2k3/html/Smartphone_2003.asp?frame=true>

 

An Introduction to Microsoft SmartPhone, and Programming SmartPhone using C#

 

<http://www.codeproject.com/netcf/SmartphoneIntroCSharp.asp>

 

Design Considerations for Microsoft Smartphone Applications

 

<http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/a/wireless/2004/01/07/smartphone.html>

 

Chapter 2: The Smartphone User Interface

 

Write Apps for the Smartphone without Dumbing Down Your UI

 

<http://www.devx.com/wireless/Article/21291>

 

Creating a Multiple Form Application Framework for the Microsoft .NET Compact Framework

 

<http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnnetcomp/html/netcfuiframework.asp?frame=true>

 

How to Create a Microsoft .NET Compact Framework-based Image Button

 

<http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnnetcomp/html/ImageButton.asp?frame=true>

 

Crafting Smartphone User Interfaces Using .NET Compact Framework

 

<http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnsmtphn2k3/html/grfCraftingSmartphoneUserInterfacesUsingNETCompactFramework.asp?frame=true>

 

Develop for the SmartPhone Using Techniques You Already Know

 

<http://www.devx.com/wireless/Article/17968>

 

Chapter 3: Smartphone Controls

 

Creating Controls by Hand in the .NET Compact Framework

 

<http://www.devx.com/getHelpOn/10MinuteSolution/17430>

 

.NET Compact Framework Sample: Hosting A Native Windows Control

 

<http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=794f5e1a-984b-474f-8139-a1a64c595151&displaylang=en>

 

Developing Custom Controls in C# with Smart Device Extensions

 

<http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dncenet/html/customctrlssde.asp?frame=true>

 

Chapter 4: Graphics

 

Creating a Microsoft .NET Compact Framework-based Animation Control

 

<http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnnetcomp/html/animationcontrol.asp?frame=true>

 

Chapter 5: Files and Directories

 

Working with files on Smartphone devices with the .NET Compact Framework

 

<http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnnetcomp/html/SPFiles.asp?frame=true>

 

Chapter 6: Mobile Web Services

 

Consuming Web Services with the Microsoft .NET Compact Framework

 

<http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnnetcomp/html/netcfwebservices.asp?frame=true>

 

Chapter 7: Working with Unmanaged Code

 

Accessing Phone APIs from the Microsoft .NET Compact Framework

 

<http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnnetcomp/html/netcfphoneapi.asp?frame=true>

 

Advanced P/Invoke on the Microsoft .NET Compact Framework

 

<http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnnetcomp/html/netcfadvinterop.asp?frame=true>

 

An Introduction to P/Invoke and Marshaling on the Microsoft .NET Compact Framework

 

<http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnnetcomp/html/netcfintrointerp.asp?frame=true>

 

Creating a P/Invoke Library

 

<http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnnetcomp/html/PInvokeLib.asp?frame=true>

 

P/Invoking Serial APIs in the Compact Framework

 

<http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnnetcomp/html/PISAPICF.asp?frame=true>

 

Using dumpbin.exe as an Aid for Declaring P/Invokes

 

<http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnnetcomp/html/netcfdumpbinpinvoke.asp?frame=true>

 

Chapter 8: Deploying Smartphone Application

 

Deployment Patterns for Microsoft .NET Compact Framework

 

<http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnnetcomp/html/DeploymentPatterns.asp?frame=true>

 

Smartphone 2003 Application Deployment Demystified

 

<http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnsmtphn2k3/html/sp_2003_app_deploy_demyst.asp?frame=true>

 

Chapter 9: Interoperability

 

Connecting Microsoft Mobile Devices to Java Infrastructures

 

<http://www.sys-con.com/story/?storyid=47342&DE=1>

 

Architecting Disconnected Mobile Applications Using a Service Oriented Architecture

 

<http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnppc2k3/html/develop_disconnect_mob_apps.asp?frame=true>

 

Chapter 10: Game Programming with Smartphone

 

Games Programming with Cheese: Part One

 

<http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnsmtphn2k3/html/gamesprogwithcheese.asp?frame=true>

 

Games Programming with Cheese: Part Two

 

<http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnsmtphn2k3/html/playingthegame.asp?frame=true>

 

Games Programming with Cheese: Part Three

 

<http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnsmtphn2k3/html/completingthegame.asp?frame=true>

 

Games Programming with Cheese: Part Four

 

<http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnsmtphn2k3/html/agameapplication.asp?frame=true>

 

Chapter 11: Advanced Topics

 

Security:

A Practical Guide to the Smartphone Application Security and Code Signing Model for Developers

 

<http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnsmtphn2k3/html/smartphone_security.asp?frame=true>

 

Sending and Receiving SMS Messages:

Receiving SMS Messages Inside a Managed Application

 

<http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnnetcomp/html/ReceivingSMSMessages.asp?frame=true>

 

Sending SMSs from your Microsoft .NET Compact Framework-based Applications

 

<http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnnetcomp/html/netcfsendsms.asp?frame=true>

 

Debugging:

Microsoft .NET Compact Framework Debugging

 

<http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnnetcomp/html/CompactFXDebug.asp?frame=true>

 

Performance:

An Overview of the .Net Compact Framework Garbage Collector

 

<http://weblogs.asp.net/stevenpr/archive/2004/07/26/197254.aspx>

 

Microsoft .NET Compact Framework Multi-threading Tips

 

<http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnnetcomp/html/netcfmultithreadedapp.asp?frame=true>

 

Microsoft .NET Compact Framework Background Processing Techniques

 

<http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnnetcomp/html/BackgroundProcess.asp?frame=true>

 

Improving Microsoft .NET Compact Framework-based Application Form Load Performance

 

<http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnnetcomp/html/netcfimproveformloadperf.asp?frame=true>

 

Developing Well Performing .NET Compact Framework Applications

 

<http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnnetcomp/html/netcfperf.asp?frame=true>

 

.Net Compact Framework Advanced Memory Management

 

<http://weblogs.asp.net/mikezintel/archive/2004/12/08/278153.aspx>

 

Miscellaneous:

Creating Self-Updating Applications With the .NET Compact Framework

 

<http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnnetcomp/html/AutoUpdater.asp?frame=true>

 

Improving .NET Compact Framework HTTP Communications using HttpWebRequest and Custom ASP.NET Providers

 

<http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnnetcomp/html/httpcomm.asp?frame=true>

 

Connecting a Smartphone 2003 Application to a Remoting Infrastructure

 

<http://www.devx.com/dotnet/article/22460>

 

.NET Compact Framework Mobile Web Server Architecture

 

<http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnnetcomp/html/NETCFMA.asp?frame=true>

 

Chapter 12: What's Next

 

What's New in the .NET Compact Framework 2.0

 

<http://msdn2.microsoft.com/library/ws1c3xeh.aspx>

 

 

Other Resources (Links gathered from comments)

Pragmatic Smartphone Application Hints and Tricks:
http://homepages.inspire.net.nz/~gambit/Article/

Programming Smartphone 2002/2003/SE with Embedded Visual Basic (eVB):
http://www.omnisoft.com/articles/spevb/default.asp

Smartphone "Tip-o-the-Day"
http://spaces.msn.com/members/lesgainous/

Comments

# re: Best of Articles :: Microsoft Smartphone Programming

Tuesday, December 28, 2004 10:11 PM by SBC

thanks for putting this together..

# re: Best of Articles :: Microsoft Smartphone Programming

Tuesday, January 4, 2005 5:58 PM by Curt

Nice collection of links--thanks!

# re: Best of Articles :: Microsoft Smartphone Programming

Sunday, January 9, 2005 12:43 AM by Krishna Kumar

Thanks for putting together this book!

# re: Best of Articles :: Microsoft Smartphone Programming

Tuesday, January 11, 2005 12:20 AM by Amar Galla

Hey, Nice collection. Great work. Thanks.

# re: Best of Articles :: Microsoft Smartphone Programming

Tuesday, January 11, 2005 6:53 AM by PRASHANTH

.Net Mobile Programming helps me a lot

# re: Best of Articles :: Microsoft Smartphone Programming

Wednesday, January 19, 2005 9:38 AM by vickeybird

A nifty little article containing all the information.
Really smart and handy.
Thanks