Book Review: PocketPC Network Programming

Do you write applications for the PocketPC?  Don’t
miss this Addison-Wesley title from Steve
Network Programming

Here’s what I wrote about it on href="">

style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: blue; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">If you’re crazy about
writing useful apps for sexy little devices like the PocketPC Phone Edition and
need a good networking reference, wired or wireless, you must buy this book. It
is anchored by a strong index and a sensible and logical chapter structure.
My favorite feature is the just-inside-the-cover FAQ (front and back) with page
numbers where the question is answered. 

face=Arial color=blue size=2> style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: blue; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Unlike many technical
books, PocketPC Network Programming will neither insult your intelligence nor
assume that you know everything.  Basic concepts (like cookies, headers,
SMS, etc) are briefly, thoroughly, and elegantly

style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: blue; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Most importantly, Steve
Makofsky’s code samples are crisp, well-documented, and his explanations are
easy to follow–even for a confirmed eVB/eC# junkie like me. In particular,
there’s an excellent chapter on the Pocket Outlook Object Model and MAPI that
explains how to create Pocket Outlook plugins and

style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: blue; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">I recommend this book
without reservations and would rank it up there with books from the likes of
Stephen Walther, Charles Petzold, and Don Box.

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