Resources for Packaging and Deploying .NET Compact Framework-based applications

MSDN Help Topics Walkthrough: Generating Custom CAB files for Device Projects – view Distributing Device Applications – view Deploying a SQL Server CE Application – viewDeploy a SQL Server CE application using a combination of IIS and ActiveSync systems and Windows CE devices. MSDN Library Articles Deployment Patterns for Microsoft®.NET Compact Framework – viewAt the…

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MSDN Smart Client Developer Center: Rebooted

The MSDN Smart Client Developer Center has recently received a face lift… Chris Sells joins me as co-editor for the new and improved site. ‘The goal of the site is to help you understand smart clients, what they are, when they are most appropriate, and most importantly, the best and most efficient way to construct them.’…

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Redist’ing the .NET Framework with you .NET Framework-based applications

If your are interested in learning how to redistributing the .NET Framework with your applications check out the “Using Visual Studio .NET 2003 to Resdistribute the .NET Framework” article in the MSDN Library here. Of particular interest is the “Setup.exe Bootstrapper Sample” mentioned in the paper; get the code here. This sample demonstrates hot to…

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Announcing: Testing for and Responding to Network Connections in the .NET Compact Framework

Testing for and Responding to Network Connections in the .NET Compact Framework (http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnnetcomp/html/NetworkComponent.asp) An article on this subject has been long overdue. This article was written by Dan Fox and Jon Box from Quilogy authors of: Dan and Jon also wrote the “Developing Well Performing .NET Compact Framework Applications”. Many thanks to Tom Krueger for reviewing the article…

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