In recent times, mobile devices have become quite powerful and feature rich
and are getting attention from consumers and businesses alike. Faster
processors, larger RAM and flash memories along with multiple communication
technologies have made mobile devices suitable to deploy and run business
applications. Such advancements are helping businesses embrace mobility to
improve their processes thereby increasing revenues and efficiency, while
lowering operational costs. Mobile device is an important component of any
mobile solution. There are wide-varieties of mobile devices to choose from.
Most commonly used enterprise mobile devices are based on Windows Mobile
operating system from Microsoft and it has become a preferred platform used
by companies around the world.
Windows Mobile is a feature packed and versatile operating system. There is a
lot an enterpri... (more)
Windows Phone 7 (WP7) is a cool new mobile platform from Microsoft.
Developers can use Silverlight, XNA Framework and of course .NET compact
framework for developing applications for WP7.
What Do You Need
To get started, download and install the following tools on your Windows 7 or
Installation includes Visual Studio 2010, Expression Blend, Windows Phone
Emulator, XNA Game studio along with all the documentation required for
writing your next great app.
Note that... (more)
Traditionally mobile device managament has been done using On-Premise
solutions. Recently there has been a shift in how companies especially small
and medium sized ones manage their mobile device population.
Following are a few advantages of using a cloud-based mobile device
management solution instead of an On-Premise solution:
Zero Setup time: Since the solution is available on the cloud there would be
no or a little setup time requirements. And most of the initial setup will be
done by the service provider. Zero setup cost: IT departments are always
under budget constraints. A... (more)
.NET Compact Framework doesnt provide builtin double buffering for forms. In
case you have multiple custom drawn user controls on a form, loading will
mostly show flickr. Overriding OnPaint and drawing the form and its child
controls to an offscreen bitmap before putting it out to actual display is
expected to solve this. But, once a child control is added to another
container control, overriding OnPaint of the parent container control doesnt
allow you to paint the child as the child's client rect is clipped out from
the graphics object passed to parent's OnPaint.
The solution to... (more)
So you deployed your brand-new ASP.NET web application to Azure cloud. All
seems to be working perfectly until a user tried to upload large amount of
data (approx. over 30MB) through your application UI. Unfortunately the
operation failed. Surprisingly small file uploads works just fine.
To fix the problem you need to ensure that the following configuration is
made in the web.config file.
Here value of maxRequestLength is in KB so that makes it 100MB. Having a
bigger executionTimeOut value ensures that the file uplo... (more)