Samples, Tool Helps You Convert SQL Lite to SQL Server Compact for Phone Apps

phoneA database conversion tool help you convert you SQLite database to SQL Server Compact. The tool and examples combined with previous extensive guides (for Android, iPhone, and Symbian Qt) to accelerate your ramp up time and improve your experience in porting apps to Windows Phone from iPhone and Android.

More information about the tool can be found on the team blog post More guidance and tool for porting iPhone & Android apps to Windows Phone by Jean-Christophe Cimetiere.

You will find information about:


A series of samples to aid you in the process of migrating your iPhone & Android applications over to Windows Phone. We’ve started with 3 samples:

  • In-App Advertisements
  • Geo-Location
  • Group Messaging

You’ll find the source code on Android/iPhone, the Windows Phone ported version and the porting notes.

Conversion Tool

SQLite2SQLCE is a tool developed to make the conversion process simple by converting a SQLite database into SQLCE while simultaneously creating the default classes needed to incorporate the new database into your Windows Phone application.

In addition, you’ll find a tool designed to aid developers in converting their SQL queries to LINQ while simultaneously helping them to learn the new query language.

API Mapping Tool Updated

The API Mapping tool has been expanded: it now covers a few more features like sensors (Camera, Compass & Gyro), multitasking (notification, app switching & background agents) , data access (SQL, file access), launchers/choosers.


Bruce D. Kyle
ISV Architect Evangelist | Microsoft Corporation


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