Build feature-rich mobile data-driven applications using the new book from Packt

.NET Compact Framework 3.5 Data Driven Applications, is a new book from Packt that is aimed at helping developers who have worked with the .NET CF Framework before.

Online PR News – 19-July-2010 – – This book will help them learn how to utilize its advanced features and deploy leaner and faster business applications. Written by Edmund Tan, this book allows readers to build data-driven mobile applications using .NET CF 3.5 based on the SQL Server Compact and Oracle Lite databases.
The .NET Compact Framework constitutes the environment in which managed applications run on devices. It provides access to the underlying features of the device. In addition, the applications and components can interact on the device and over the Internet.
This book guides readers in building each part of a robust enterprise application by illustrating the .NET CF 3.5 framework with the help of real-world business applications. It not only helps them master basic .NET CF skills, but also outlines the best methods, techniques, and tools available to create high-impact and performance-critical data-driven enterprise mobile applications. It provides a solid set of guidelines to aid .NET CF developers to understand how best to apply the features of the .NET CF 3.5 framework.
Using this book, developers will be able to explore many advanced features of the platform such as GDI+, marshalling, etc, with the help of real-world case studies. They will be able to exploit the Smart Device Framework 2.3 (SDF) library to interface with various functions of the mobile device and access device features such as telephony, SMS, email, Address book, Bluetooth, and Infrared technologies using .NET CF.

Packed with code snippets (in both VB.NET and C#) from real-world business scenarios, this book is ideal for developers who are familiar with the basics of .NET Compact Framework and want to create enterprise-level mobile applications. The book is out now and is available from Packt. For more information, please visit: