Enjoying Compact Framework Development
I’ve been bitten by the Compact Framework bug. I am doing an upcoming talk at the Atlanta Mobility Users group so I’ve been working on some SQL Server CE code. But it wasn’t until I started to play with the SmartPhone SDK that I really fell in love. I think the PocketPC form-factor is going the way of the calculator watch. Having my PIM functions in a phone makes much more sense. I truly love the form-factor of my Nokia 6800 with fold out keyboard, but for most of the apps I want, I have to use their clunky browser. I started playing with the simplified UI of the SmartPhone SDK and I really like it. In fact, I liked it so much I ordered a new phone; the Motorola MPx220. I get it tomorrow, so i’ll post a review soon!