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Network Programming for Microsoft® Windows®, Second Edition by Jim Ohlund, Anthony Jones

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The Windows CE Winsock Control

The Visual Basic Toolkit for Windows CE (VBCE) contains a Winsock control that provides many of the same capabilities offered by the “regular” Visual Basic Winsock control. The major difference is that while UDP is unsupported, the Windows CE Winsock control offers the IrDA protocol. Also, some minor differences between the two controls require some programmatic changes from what you have seen with the non–Windows CE Winsock control.

As you read in Chapter 1, Windows CE does not offer the asynchronous Winsock model. The Windows CE Winsock control is no exception. The main difference in programming is that the Connect method is blocking. There is no Connect event. Once you attempt a connection by calling Connect ...

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