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What's New for Developers in Windows Mobile 6.5. Tony Whitter Principal, Whitter Technology [email protected] WMB303. Agenda. Windows Mobile 6.5 Developer Tool Kit Developing Widgets Incorporating Gestures Windows Marketplace. Windows Mobile 6.5 For users.

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What s new for developers in windows mobile 6 5

What's New for Developers in Windows Mobile 6.5

Tony Whitter

Principal, Whitter Technology

[email protected]

WMB303


Agenda

Agenda

  • Windows Mobile 6.5

  • Developer Tool Kit

  • Developing Widgets

  • Incorporating Gestures

  • Windows Marketplace


Windows mobile 6 5 for users

Windows Mobile 6.5For users

  • Improved experience on Professional

    • New Home screen

    • New Start menu

    • Hardware Start

  • Improved visuals on Professional

    • Refreshed common controls

    • 24-bit “active” icons

    • Alpha blending


Windows mobile 6 5 for developers

Windows Mobile 6.5For developers

  • New Widget applets

    • Single purpose applications

    • Built using web technology

    • Installed locally on device

  • New Gesture API

    • Provides gesture support

    • Uses recognition engine

    • Includes physics engine


Windows mobile 6 5

demo

Windows Mobile 6.5


Agenda1

Agenda

  • Windows Mobile 6.5

  • Developer Tool Kit

  • Developing Widgets

  • Incorporating Gestures

  • Windows Marketplace


Windows mobile 6 5 developer tool kit

Windows Mobile 6.5 Developer Tool Kit

  • Support for Windows Mobile 6.5

    • Documentation

    • Sample code

    • Header and library files

    • Emulator images

    • Tools for Visual Studio

  • From Microsoft Download Centre

  • Requires Windows Mobile 6 SDK


Windows mobile 6 5 developer resource kit

Windows Mobile 6.5Developer Resource Kit

  • Windows Mobile 6 SDK

  • Windows Mobile 6.5 Emulators

  • Windows Mobile 6.5 Widget Support

  • Windows Mobile 6.5 Gesture Support

  • Windows Marketplace for Mobile Overview and FAQ

  • Consumer Solution Accelerator

  • Line of Business Accelerator 2008

  • Microsoft Mobile Development

  • Handbook Sample Chapters

  • RampUp Whitepapers

NEW!


Developing for windows mobile 6 5

demo

Developing for Windows Mobile 6.5


Agenda2

Agenda

  • Windows Mobile 6.5

  • Developer Tool Kit

  • Developing Widgets

  • Incorporating Gestures

  • Windows Marketplace


Widgets what is a widget

WidgetsWhat is a Widget?

  • Interactive, single purpose application

    • Typically displays local and/or web data

    • Simple, one-time installation

    • Defined by W3C draft

  • Built using familiar web technology

    • HTML / Dynamic HTML (DHTML)

    • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

    • JavaScript


Widgets how do i build a widget

WidgetsHow do I build a Widget?

  • Delivered as a single installable package

    • Zip content files and rename .widget

    • Include XML configuration file

    • Include Widget icon file

  • Installs and runs locally on device

    • Installed in \Program Files\Widgets


Developing widgets

demo

Developing Widgets


Agenda3

Agenda

  • Windows Mobile 6.5

  • Developer Tool Kit

  • Developing Widgets

  • Incorporating Gestures

  • Windows Marketplace


Gestures overview

GesturesOverview

  • Windows Mobile 6.5 allows use of gestures

    • Inbuilt applications and common controls

  • New Gesture API provides gesture support

    • Allows applications to support gestures

    • Enables consistency with device UI

  • Relies on new gesture recognition engine

    • Recognises Tap, Double Tap, Hold, Flick, Pan

    • Generates new GID_* gesture messages


Gestures physics engine

GesturesPhysics engine

  • Physics engine provided to control animations

    • Uses gesture details such as velocity and angle

    • Calculates stream of animation points

  • Uses boundaries and viewable regions

    • Boundary represents entire control

    • Viewable region is visible portion

  • Boundary animations control edge cases

    • Rubber Band, Bounce, None


Incorporating gestures

demo

Incorporating Gestures


Agenda4

Agenda

  • Windows Mobile 6.5

  • Developer Tool Kit

  • Developing Widgets

  • Incorporating Gestures

  • Windows Marketplace


Windows marketplace for mobile

Windows Marketplace for Mobile

  • Very easy to find store and specific products

    • Simple navigation of application library

    • Access user ratings and reviews

    • Advanced search, sort and filter

  • Convenient purchase, download and installation

    • Complete purchase from device or web

    • Pay with credit card or via phone bill

    • Seamless download and installation

  • Worry-free shopping experience

    • Applications tested to run on your device model

    • Automatic updates for purchased applications

    • Re-download applications onto new device

    • Straightforward refund mechanism


Windows marketplace for mobile bringing applications to market

Windows Marketplace for MobileBringing applications to market

  • Using Marketplace is easy

    • Register

    • Certify

    • Sell

  • Choice of application type

    • Widget, managed, native

  • Competitive revenue share

    • 70% of retail price


Windows marketplace for mobile registration

Windows Marketplace for Mobile Registration


Developer portal

Developer Portal


Global reach initial rollout

Netherlands

Ireland

Austria

Global ReachInitial rollout

Finland

Belgium

Greece

Denmark

Luxembourg

Norway

Sweden

Switzerland

EMEA

ASIA/PACIFIC

AMERICAS

New Zealand

US

Poland

Japan

Portugal

Canada

Australia

France

India

Brazil

Mexico

UK

Hong Kong

Taiwan

Germany

Spain

Italy

Singapore


Summary what s new for developers in windows mobile 6 5

SummaryWhat's New for Developers in Windows Mobile 6.5

  • Windows Mobile 6.5

    • Improved UX, new APIs

  • Developer Tool Kit

    • Support for Windows Mobile 6.5

  • Developing Widgets

    • Single purpose HTML applets

  • Incorporating Gestures

    • Gesture API, physics engine

  • Windows Marketplace

    • Global application store


Whats new for developers in windows mobile 6 5

question & answer


Resources

Resources

Tech·Ed Africa 2009 sessions will be made available for download the week after the event from: www.tech-ed.co.za

  • www.microsoft.com/teched

    International Content & Community

  • www.microsoft.com/learning

  • Microsoft Certification & Training Resources

  • http://microsoft.com/technet

    • Resources for IT Professionals

  • http://microsoft.com/msdn

    Resources for Developers


Related content

Related Content

WMB303 - What's New for Developers in Windows Mobile 6.5Mon 3 Aug 10:45 - 11:45 Session Room C3

WMB302 - Windows Mobile Tips & Tricks for DevelopersTue 4 Aug 08:00 - 09:00 Session Room D4

WTB229 - Real World Windows Mobile DevelopmentTue 4 Aug 09:15 - 10:15 Session Room D2

WMB401 - Developing Rich, Compelling User Interfaces for Windows MobileWed 5 Aug 10:15 - 11:15 Session Room A1


Track resources

Track Resources

Presentation and demo source code

http://www.whittertechnology.com

Windows Mobile for Developershttp://developer.windowsmobile.com

Developing Widgets for Windows Mobile 6.5

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd721906.aspx

Windows Mobile site

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsmobile


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