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Porting Mobile Applications Between Windows Mobile and Symbian OS

The application that runs on everything—this would be a dream of every developer! Use Java, one might say. But even Java has different implementations, is limited in features, and so forth, not to mention the differences for mobile devices. This article offers you few simple receipts you can use to effectively port your mobile C++ applications back and forth between several mobile platforms.

Creating Custom Today Screen Items

Devices powered by Pocket PC 2000 and later provide a Today screen, which by default displays Owner Info, Calendar, and so forth. Windows Mobile has added several new cool features for Today's panel item. With a little effort, you can create your own custom Today plug-in component and put it along with standard ones.

The RAPI Demo Example

Create a CE-to-desktop connection, and account for performance delays that connection may incur by using RAPI, or the CE Remote API.

The RAPI Demo Example

Create a CE-to-desktop connection, and account for performance delays that connection may incur by using RAPI, or the CE Remote API.

Managing Shell Functionality

The key to creating user friendly (and comprehensible) apps lies in managing the appearance of the shell. Here you will add an application's icon to the toolbar and see how to manage the MRU list.

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MFC Integration with the Windows Transactional File System (TxF)

The Transactional File System (TxF), which allows access to an NTFS file system to be conducted in a transacted manner through extensions to the Windows SDK API. MFC 10, has been extended to support TxF and related technologies. This support allows existing MFC applications to be easily extended to support kernel transactions.

Installers for .NET

Installers for .NET

Yes, installers for your software still exist. Adding one to your release may do wonders for its popularity ratings.

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