"Professor Yang and Dr. Zheng are two of the passionate youngresearchers in the field with a lot of hands-on experience.Professor Ni, on the other hand, is a veteran in wirelesstechnologies, 2.5G/3G cellular phones, and embedded systems. Theenergy, the hands-on experience, and the long-term vision ensurethat the book is of highest quality."
—From the foreword by Ya-Qin Zhang, Corporate Vice Presidentfor Research, Microsoft China
The second-generation Smartphone applications are exclusivelydesigned to leverage the advantages of mobility and ubiquitouswireless access. This book provides you with an in-depth look atsoftware development issues and design guidelines, and helps yougain the skills you need to develop your own efficient andfeature-rich Smartphone applications that utilize the latestcutting-edge technologies.
Complete with code and examples, the book first walks youthrough the Microsoft Smartphone platform from a softwaredeveloper's perspective. It next uncovers the .NET CompactFramework as well as the Smartphone programming environment. You'llthen find detailed information on Microsoft Smartphone-relatedapplication design and programming topics in the domains of the.NET Compact Framework (managed code). Plus, you'll exploreadvanced development topics such as security and performanceconsiderations that you'll be able to incorporate into your ownapplications.
What you will learn from this book
- How to use the programming framework and classes available inWindows Mobile and Smartphone SDK
- The fundamentals of .NET Compact Framework 2.0
- Techniques for developing your own robust Smartphoneapplications
- Steps for customizing components and P/Invoke
- How to enhance data and communication security
- Ways to improve the performance of your applications
- Fundamental techniques for supporting world-readyapplications
Who this book is for
This book is for software architects and developers working inthe area of mobile application development as well as professionalswho want a quick and thorough overview of the Microsoft Smartphonesoftware development platform.
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