Optimize your development experience with the Windows Mobile platform by downloading the Windows Mobile Line of Business Solution Accelerator 2008. This sample LOB application showcases the latest design possibilities and technologies in the world of mobile development. It features a set of tools, tips and tricks and best practices aimed at empowering developers to utilize the Windows Mobile platform to it fullest. You can download the Windows Mobile Line of Business Solution Accelerator 2008 from the following location: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=428E4C3D-64AD-4A3D-85D2-E711ABC87F04&displaylang=en.
The Microsoft Windows Mobile Line of Business Solution Accelerator 2008 features the following:
Adapt your Application: Create a single binary that runs unchanged on Windows Mobile Standard or Pro, Portrait or Landscape, Rectangle or Square. Build only one single executable to accommodate different screen sizes or input methods.
Sync Services for ADO.NET: Synchronize your data between SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server Compact 3.5 using the new Sync Framework. Keep all your occasionally-connected mobile workers on the same page and in sync with the latest information.
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) Store and Forward: Reliably push messages to servers or other devices via Exchange Server 2007. Programmatically notify peer devices that they have new orders waiting for them and need to synchronize.
MapPoint: Guide delivery drivers to their customers via either the shortest or quickest route. Integrated mapping prevents you from ever getting lost again.
LINQ: Use the new Language Integrated Query to filter results from Generic Object Collections. Query both your objects and XML using a familiar, SQL-like syntax to boost developer productivity.
Custom Controls: Capture signatures and impress your end-users with 3D and Alpha-blended controls that alter their behavior depending on the platform they’re running on.