Access Free RampUp to Develop Windows Mobile 6 Applications

Written By Sam on 24 May 2009

A new RamUp has been released by Microsoft for Windows Mobile 6 Application Development on MSDN. According to Microsoft, RampUp is designed as an online learning program driven by the community and is offered completely for Free. The initiative is focused on a variety of solutions and technologies which include ASP.NET, SharePoint, Visual Studio, Move from PHP/ASP to ASP.NET and a track on developer basics.


Developers who are interested in developing applications for Windows Mobile phone on Visual Studio platform will find this rampup very useful. Here you will learn how to set up Visual Studio with the latest SDK and device emulators, and you’ll see how to build, deploy and debug applications. The Windows Mobile RampUp track consists of 7 modules ranging from introduction to Windows Mobile Application Development to Advanced Windows Mobile Forms Development. RampUp contains special features of Device Emulator too, which shows you how to control individual Device Emulators from inside visual Studio 2008.

The 7 Modules in Windows Mobile rampup

  • Mobile Development Introduction
  • Device Emulators
  • Mobile Windows Forms Development
  • Advanced Mobile Windows Forms Development
  • SQL Server CE Introduction
  • Security and Deployment
  • Mobile Web Development.

Over 18 million phones were shipped last year which has got Windows Mobile OS. So developers will have a huge market to sell their apps. With Windows Mobile RampUp, you will learn about the specific security consideration while developing applications for Windows Mobile. You will also explore AJAX capabilities that offer richness of the desktop for mobile devices.

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