6067 Developing Native Applications for Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.0


This course teaches experienced Visual C++ and Win32 developers the skills required to successfully develop native (Visual C++/Win32 API) applications on the Windows Mobile 6 platform.


  • Create a Windows Forms application by using the new features of Windows Mobile 6.
  • Create a Windows Mobile 6 application that uses a SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition database.
  • Build an application that detects network availability and queues Web service calls until a network is available.
  • Implement application security features in Windows Mobile 6.
  • Enhance an application by using multimedia and location
  • aware capabilities.
  • Create a digitally
  • signed Cab file.


The target audience for this course is experienced Visual C++ and Win32 developers who already have programming experience in Visual C++ and Visual Studio 2005, Visual Studio .NET, or eMbedded Visual C++. These developers are likely to develop enterprise business solutions.


Introduction to Native Application Development for Windows Mobile 6

  • Overview of Windows Mobile 6
  • Introduction to Application Development

Creating a Local Data Store by Using SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition

  • Introduction to SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition
  • Creating SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition Databases and Tables in Visual Studio 2005
  • Storing and Retrieving Data in a SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition Database

Module 3: Developing

  • Detecting Network Connection Availability
  • Transmitting Data in a Loosely Connected Application

Planning and Implementing Device and Application Security

  • Identifying Security Threats and Counter-Measures for Windows Mobile 6-Based Applications
  • Implementing Application Security Features to Protect Data

Enhancing Windows Mobile 6-based Applications with Multimedia and Location-aware Capabilities

  • Enhancing Windows Mobile 6-Based Applications with Multimedia
  • Creating Location-Aware Applications

Packaging and Deploying Windows Mobile Applications

  • Building a CAB File for an Application by Using Visual Studio 2005
  • Applying a Digital Signature to a CAB File

Training provider

Teaching mode:
Online - Self paced
Classroom - Instructor Led
Duration: 2 days
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