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Mobile .NET

byDerek Ferguson

Paperback | October 19, 2001

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"Mobile .NET" begins by educating the reader about a wide variety of different wireless Internet devices. These devices are divided into two main divisions: those that are directly supported by .NET (Pocket PCs, i-Mode phones, and WAP devices), and those that are not (Palm OS and J2ME-powered devices). By the end of the book, the reader will be able to make .NET work equally well with all of the devices. In the middle section of the book, the advantages of .NET as a development platform are introduced. a .NET Web Application - capable of serving up stock quotes to virtually any wireless device - is produced as an exercise, continuing from one chapter to the next. The section concludes with a demonstration of how .NET Web Services, the cornerstone of Microsoft's new "programmable internet," can be invoked from each of the wireless devices mentioned above. "Mobile .NET" concludes by drilling deep down into the technologies provided by .NET specifically for use with wireless devices. The Mobile Internet Toolkit, which can automatically adapt the output of a .NET Web Application based upon the special needs of differing client devices, is discussed first. Next, the book describes in detail how Mobile Information Server may be used to automate and customize the delivery of information to specific devices within an enterprise. Finally, SQL Server CE - a centerpiece of Microsoft's mobile data strategy - is discussed as are the two main technologies for interfacing with it via custom code: ADOCE and OLE DB.
Derek Ferguson is a world-renowned author, speaker, and developer who has been recognized throughout the IT industry for his work. He is chief technology evangelist for PocketDBA Systems, a pioneer and leader in the wireless database management industry. Ferguson has accrued numerous certifications as well as book-writing and speaking ...
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Title:Mobile .NETFormat:PaperbackDimensions:381 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 0.68 inPublished:October 19, 2001Publisher:APRESS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1893115712

ISBN - 13:9781893115712

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