Some interesting Microsoft Webcasts focusing on Mobile devices coming soon:
Application Design and UI Considerations for Mobile Devices
29th September 2003 - 1:00pm Pacific Time / 4:00pm Eastern Time
30th September 2003 - 8:00am New Zealand time
This presentation will explain the design principles, both interaction and UI, that can be used when writing software for mobile devices; touching upon the similarities and differences between the desktop and the device, the difference in user expectations and abilities, and differences between PocketPC and Smartphone devices. In addition an example mobile application will be taken from initial conception to final design outlining the use and application of these design principles.
Building an End-to-End Application with the Microsoft .NET Compact Framework
6th October 6 2003 - 1:00pm Pacific Time / 4:00pm Eastern Time
7th October 8:00am New Zealand time
This session will explain the platform and development tools that are part of mobile device application development when using the Microsoft .NET Compact Framework. This session will illustrate how to build an end-to-end application that utilizes the .NET Compact Framework, Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Windows CE Edition 2.0, Microsoft .NET Web services, and SQL Server 2000 using C# and Microsoft Visual Basic .NET.