Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Amazon Pocket PC client
Posted on 11-Apr-2004 23:33 | Tags Filed under: News


Amazon Pocket PC client
Michael Yuan is developing an Amazon client mobile .NET application for Windows Mobile Pocket PC and Smartphones. The author says he decided to write his own Windows Mobile Amazon clients. The goal is to make it not only highly useable to end users but also educational to .NET Compact Framework learners.

It currently has the following features:

  • Live price, availability and cover image quotes from amazon.com using XML Web Services
  • Cached history for past quotes
  • Cache persistence to XML files or relational databases via ADO.Net
  • Automatic network detection to switch between cache and live modes seamlessly
  • Sensible error and exception handling
  • Both PocketPC and Smartphone versions are available to highlight API and UI design differences
  • Separation between presentation and data layers to allow data model reuse in both PocketPC and Smartphone clients
  • "Wait" cursor shape when performing network operations
  • Written in both C# and VB.Net languages to address different students


  • More information: http://www.enterprisej2me.com/blog/ms/?postid...




    comments powered by Disqus


    Trending now »

    Hot discussions in our forums right now:

    rail between Auckland, Bay of Plenty and the Waikato
    Created by kingdragonfly, last reply by MikeAqua on 20-Aug-2017 17:25 (84 replies)
    Pages... 4 5 6


    Climate change: what are YOU doing to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions in New Zealand?
    Created by frednz, last reply by tdgeek on 18-Aug-2017 09:22 (218 replies)
    Pages... 13 14 15


    Noel Leeming price match
    Created by sbiddle, last reply by sbiddle on 20-Aug-2017 11:14 (31 replies)
    Pages... 2 3


    ex AT & T Samsung S7
    Created by frenchbruce, last reply by Linux on 20-Aug-2017 14:11 (14 replies)

    NZ Post is dropping 'Fast' snail mail
    Created by DarthKermit, last reply by wratterus on 18-Aug-2017 08:30 (40 replies)
    Pages... 2 3


    Recommend a holiday destination.
    Created by martyyn, last reply by kryptonjohn on 19-Aug-2017 12:15 (21 replies)
    Pages... 2


    iPhone 8 - no Touch ID?
    Created by Paul1977, last reply by Pumpedd on 18-Aug-2017 10:46 (42 replies)
    Pages... 2 3


    New to NZ, hello everyone!
    Created by bobbymac, last reply by PhantomNVD on 17-Aug-2017 13:06 (20 replies)
    Pages... 2