Application Development (Compact 2013)
Windows Embedded Compact 2013 provides APIs, applications, and services for building applications that run on a device. The developer guides contained in this section show you how to use some of the application development features.
In This Section
- Create a Project for a Windows Embedded Compact Application
Describes the two workflows (using Platform Builder or not using it) that exist for creating an application in Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 or Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 that runs on Windows Embedded Compact.
- XAML for Windows Embedded Application Development
Describes how to develop applications using XAML and the native C++ implementation of XAML for Windows Embedded.
Describes the multimedia features in Compact 2013, such as DirectShow, Media Player, and so on.
- Touch and Gesture
Describes touch driver architecture, gesture architecture, and how to program an application to handle gestures.
- Application Deployment
Describes how to deploy applications using CAB files or Security Loader.
- Supported Thread Pool and Synchronization Functions
Describes the thread pool and synchronization functions that are now available in Windows Embedded Compact 2013 and explains how these functions differ from the Windows desktop.
Applications and Services
Debugging and Diagnostics