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Microsoft® .NET Compact Framework (Core Reference) by Mark Sutton, Rory MacLoed, Robert Burbidge, Stephen Wheelwright, Andy Wigley

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Chapter 4. Building Windows Forms Applications

Although we have seen that building a Windows form and its associated code for the .NET Compact Framework is very similar to the way it is done in the full .NET Framework, the design of the form is very different. This is especially true for Pocket PC applications. Whereas Windows CE is designed to emulate the look and feel of the Windows desktop, the Pocket PC operating platform is designed with a smaller form factor, a touch screen, and a stylus input.

This means that when you design an application that targets the Pocket PC platform or any Windows CE device with limited screen size, you should plan the number, size, and layout of the controls for each form.

An example application, DVD Catalog, will ...

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