Application and File Icons with Mobile In The Hand 4.0

There are a number of scenarios in which you want to retrieve the icon associated with a particular executable or other file type. One example is when building a file browser, you might also want to extract the icon associated with your application or another. The full .NET framework contains Icon.ExtractAssociatedIcon() for this very purpose. […]

Replacement for Type.GUID

A question came up on the newsgroups of how to get the Guid assigned to a Type via a GuidAttribute. Typically this will be defined when creating a manged Class/Interface to match a COM exposed CoClass/Interface. The desktop exposes a GUID property of the Type class. The workaround for the Compact Framework is fairly straight-forward […]

Internet Connection Sharing with Mobile In The Hand 4.0

In Mobile In The Hand 4.0 all the Windows Mobile networking features are found in the InTheHand.WindowsMobile.Net assembly. This contains support for Connection Manager, Internet Sharing and Wireless Manager. This post will look at the Internet Sharing classes. Internet Sharing was introduced in Windows Mobile 5.0 AKU 3 but is generally associated with Windows Mobile 6. You […]

More on “My” Functionality in Mobile In The Hand 4.0

In the last post on “My” functionality I showed you how to get started adding the My Extensions to your project. In this post I have assembled a detailed tree of all the “My” functionality added in Mobile In The Hand 4.0. My Application Culture Info AssemblyName CompanyName Copyright Description DirectoryPath ProductName Title Trademark Version […]

Using Bluetooth Headsets with Mobile In The Hand 4.0

A commonly requested feature is the ability to switch audio to play through a Bluetooth headset device. Mobile In The Hand 4.0 brings this functionality to .NET Compact Framework developers allowing you to play any device audio through a paired headset device. It also includes classes to playback sounds too. The AudioGateway sample application which […]