I've recently started development work with the Compact Framework on a Windows CE mobile device by LXE. I've had the opportunity to dabble a bit before with CF development, but this is the first time I've been tasked with building anything more than the classic 'hello world' type of application. The application I'm building will read RFID tags and scan bar codes, smooth the data with the help of a Java-based server, and send it on for further processing to back end data systems. How cool is that!
The device I am using is the LXE MX3X, a rugged and sturdy portable device that comes with an RFID and bar code scanner built in to the device. For any one else who may be interested in building applications on this device, following are some of the resources that helped get me going.
- Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003
- Microsoft eMbedded Visual C++ 4.0 (required)
Visual Studio Pre-Req's
NOTE: Select ARMV4T as the processor type for deployment/debugging
by running the SelectWinCECPU tool in your WinCE Utilities directory
LEX MX3X Resources
[tags:rfid,lxe,windows ce,compact framework]