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Inside and Out... An attempt to understand technology better... March 2005 Entries
CERapi Update - CEFile and CEFolder
Its been long since I posted any update for CERapi - that was primarily because I was looking for a better tool to author the documentation for CERapi and finally found one here. Now, here's the update: I have implemented CEFolder and CEFile classes that will represent a folder and a file on the Windows CE device - with the properties and methods they expose, it will less than 10 lines of code to list the subfolders in a given folder or to move a file to/from desktop/device. I plan to release the ......

Posted On Tuesday, March 22, 2005 10:10 AM

HTML Help Builder
If you want to create impressive help files, check out the HTML Help Builder from West-Wind! Author help files in a WYSIWYG manner for CHM, HTML Help 2 formats....

Posted On Tuesday, March 22, 2005 10:02 AM

Indigo CTP Documents available
Indigo CTP Documents Live The Indigo CTP documents are now live Go read, get used to it, it's your future ......

Posted On Monday, March 21, 2005 9:56 AM

Create MSDN-line help file from a .NET Assembly
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Posted On Friday, March 4, 2005 5:23 PM

CERapi - Working with files using CEFile
I am nearing the completion of implementing the CEFile class that will represent a file on the Windows CE device: CEFile file = new CEFile("\\My documents\\myfile.txt");Once the object is created, we can get various details of the file, like its attributes, size, amongst other things. Also, we can move or copy the file within the device or to the desktop. In addition, functionality has been added to launch the object. The Launch method of CEFile will attempt to open the file present on the device ......

Posted On Thursday, March 3, 2005 9:48 AM

Win32 API -> .NET Framework Mapping

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Posted On Tuesday, March 1, 2005 4:25 PM

CERapi - Development Update
Continuing my development on CERapi, I have added some functionality to this managed RAPI library: Implemented CEFileSystem class that allows you to copy and move files from the desktop to the Windows CE device. Implemented CEFolder class that encapsulates a Windows CE device's folder to easily retrieve folder details like contained files, sub folders, create/delete subfolders, etc. The following code illustrates its use: // Working with device folders CEFolder rootFolder = new CEFolder("\\My Documents\\Demo"); ......

Posted On Tuesday, March 1, 2005 12:16 PM

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Posted On Tuesday, March 1, 2005 10:10 AM

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