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Programming Windows® Embedded CE 6.0 Developer Reference, 4th Edition by Douglas Boling

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Chapter 12. Notifications

One area in which Microsoft Windows CE exceeds the desktop Windows API is the notification interface. Windows CE applications can register to be launched at a predetermined time or when any of a set of system events occur. Applications can also register a user notification. In a user notification, the system notifies the user at a specific time without the application itself being launched at that time. Another type of notification can display message, or bubble, windows in plain text and even formatted HTML text.

These are the original notification interface that has been supported since the inception of Windows CE and the “bubble” notification interface that has its orgins in Windows Mobile systems. The original notification ...

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