Updating compact framework
Afterwards, the user can choose whether to update now, or skip the update for now.If the former is chosen, the file described in the "link" tag is downloaded and unpacked into a temporary folder (Unpacking is facilitated through the Net Zip lib).static void Main() Upon start, the Wm Auto Update framework kicks in and downloads the XML file "update.xml" from the update server.The file looks as follows: Pretty self-explanatory.Deploying a Compact Framework application to a running CE 6.0 o/s image - this wasn't working for me yesterday - my o/s image contained all of the underlying support components (wceload, compact framework dependencies, ipconfig, Core Con files and I also added the HTTPD web server although this isn't a dependency of the compact framework) - I could connect from VS 2005 "App-Dev" to the target, compact framework, system_SR_and the application were all getting deployed - wceload was failing to install the cab files - if you look closely at the command line in the VS 2005 "App-Dev" tool you will see that wceload is being launched with a "/noui" switch - so I couldn't see why this was failing - I rebuilt my o/s image to include the command line processor so I could run wceload in interractive mode - installing the cab files by hand to watch the device UI and also the Platform Builder Debugger - turns out that the version of CF being deployed was the wrong version - looking in the netcf cab file (netcfv2x86in this location "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\Smart Devices\SDK\Compact Framework.0\v2.0\windowsce\wce500\x86") the file contained the following information.Obviously the CE 6.0 operating system is running with a version number of "6.0" - so the cab files were failing to install on the target device.The Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Monthly Update (January 2008) includes support for the .NET Compact Framework 3.5 component for the CE 6.0 catalog (see image below [blatantly stolen from Frank Pr's blog]) - note the Jan 2008 monthly update for CE 5.0 also contains the .
The application simply consists of a form, which displays the string "old Version".NET CF on your device, you hadn't had enough space to install the application but now comes the good news: Microsoft recently released the . the::unwired is a registered trademark of Arne Hess.NET Compact Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1 which can be installed on memory cards now as well. NET Compact Framework 2.0 SP1 Redistributable contains the common language runtime and class libraries built for the . In addition to supporting version 2.0, it also supports applications developed for version 1.0 and service pack releases before version 2.0. NET Compact Framework applications on the Pocket PC, Pocket PC Phone Edition, Smartphone, and other Windows CE powered devices and uses Active Sync 4 and up to update the device. NET Compact Framework 2.0 SP1 works with Windows Mobile 2003 for Pocket PCs; Windows Mobile 2003 for Smartphone; Windows Mobile 2003 SE for Pocket PC; Windows Mobile 2003 SE for Smartphone; Windows Mobile 5.0 for Pocket PC and Windows Mobile 5.0 for Smartphone. All trademarks are owned by their respective companies.The framework is free and comes installed with later versions of Windows.Users benefit from gaining to access advanced applications that developers create.