From the Back Cover
Engineer Your Way to Excellence
Develop a full range of applications for Microsoft-powered mobile devices. Tap into the rich array of reusable interface components available through the Windows CE operating system. Pocket PC Developer's Guide leads you through development of effective software designs and introduces a set of libraries and tools that significantly shortens your development time. In addition, this book provides a series of practical applications involving graphical user interfaces that effectively utilize the small screen space of the Pocket PC including drawing and word processing programs, complex user interfaces, COM components, embedded databases, and multithread architectures.
-Understand Windows CE architecture
-Utilize platform-portable designs
-Develop readable code with classes
-Accommodate the Pocket PC display screen size
-Manage application and data memory
-Work with COM Objects
-Execute sound multithread designs
-Optimize and debug Pocket PC applications
-Effectively design a user interface using a state machine for reliable, deterministic execution behavior
-Implement an image processing program that rapidly performs edge detection
About the Author
Bruce Krell (Beverly Hills, CA) is an independent software consultant who develops real-time/multithreaded/device driver applications in C, C++, and Java for a variety of companies and government organisations. Krell has extensive Windows teaching experience, conducts hands-on software engineering and programming workshops, and teaches graduate and undergraduate courses at several local universities in the areas of software engineering, computer graphics, operating systems, compiler design, user interfaces including X-Windows and MS Windows, expert systems, and information system engineering. He developed the Java Seminar In A Box (SIB) licensed by Microsoft. Dr. Krell is the co-author of Programming Windows with Visual C++ 6.0, Microsoft Press, and the author of Programming Windows with Java and WFC, IDG Books.