MARK YOU CALENDARS: MSDN Webcast on Windows Mobile Application Development Coming up Tomorrow: Dealing with Form Factors

Hi everybody, Another week has gone by and it’s time for our next webcast in our 24 Hours of Windows Mobile Application Development Webcast Series. Part 3 will air on September 17, 2008 at 10 PST. This week, Maarten Struys and I will talk about how to deal with different form factors when developing applications…

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GPS Intermediate Driver – Retrieving Location Information inside a Managed Application

Location Awareness becomes more and more important for many applications that are running on Windows Mobile Devices. Thanks to the fact that both Windows Mobile 5.0 and Windows Mobile 6 devices contain the GPS Intermediate Driver (GPSID), it is very easy for you as a developer to retrieve location information through GPS. With more and…


GPS Intermediate Driver – One of your best friends

I do believe that more and more Windows Mobile Applications will become Location Aware. Prior to Windows Mobile 5.0 it took a lot of work to deal with either integrated or external GPS hardware on Windows Mobile Devices. Even though GPS data is usually received through a serial port, you had to figure out which…