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Developing for Mobile (3): Calling a WCF/ASMX Service
Up to now I haven't explained what my mobile test application does. The main thing I wanted to test was calling a WCF service. If you use .NET CF 3.5 WCF will be available in your application to make the call but you can also call the service as "web service" (asmx) (1) Calling the service as ASMX In you Smart Device Application project just do "Add Web Reference", enter the url of the service (no "mex" part but with final /, like this: http://server:port/Design_T... ......

Posted On Thursday, May 7, 2009 12:38 PM

Developing for Mobile (2): Pocket PC/Windows CE
After setting up the development environment, I started coding a simple application. Visual Studio does not provide a Windows CE 5.0 emulator (only a device - which means that it tries to connect to a real device and I don't have one), so I chose to develop a Windows Mobile 5.0 Pocket PC application. (1) I first created a Smart Device Console Application. It built and deployed ok, but when running I didn't see any console! I think this is due to the fact that there is no cmd.exe in the emulator. ......

Posted On Thursday, May 7, 2009 10:38 AM

Developing for Mobile (1): On Vista
I might have to develop an application for a mobile scanning device and I have been playing around with the .NET mobile components in preparation. Not easy at all: the documentation is not very clear and there are lots of different components/versions. Here are some of the problems I encountered and how I solved them. My constraints: a) My development environment is Windows Vista + VS 2008 Team System. b) The device will probably be Datalogic Memor which runs Windows CE 5.0. This means I need to ......

Posted On Thursday, May 7, 2009 10:26 AM

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