.NET Compact Framework How-to Topics

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The following lists provide links to How-to topics found in the conceptual documentation for the .NET Compact Framework. These topics contain procedures and sample code for developing and using .NET Compact Framework applications. They demonstrate how to use controls in the Microsoft.WindowsCE.Forms namespace, how to create custom controls, how to use interoperability, and workarounds for unsupported class members or other features. Topics that demonstrate managed Direct3D for devices, which use the Microsoft.WindowsMobile.DirectX and Microsoft.WindowsMobile.DirectX.Direct3D namespaces, are also included.

Class Library

Building Applications and Core Tasks

*Uses platform invoke of native code.

Data Access and XML Support

Encoding and Localization

Graphics and Drawing

*Uses platform invoke of native code.


Message Queuing

Mobile Direct3D Programming

Networking and Connectivity

Performance and Diagnostics

*Uses platform invoke of native code.

Pocket PC Development

Smartphone Development

Windows Embedded CE Development

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) Development

Windows Forms Controls

See Also

Other Resources

Technology Samples

.NET Compact Framework Application Samples