Windows CE Application Development (Part 4 of 4): Database Development
In a series of articles I wrote for InformIT earlier this year, I introduced four of the leading mobile database products from Sybase, Oracle, PointBase, and Microsoft:
Mobile Database Review: Building Java Mobile Apps with PointBase
In this article, I want to drill down to the details of mobile database development for the Windows CE platform, using the Sybase Adaptive Server Anywhere (ASA) database and Microsoft eMbedded Visual Basic (see Part 3 of this series). Before continuing with the rest of this article, you can visit these links to download copies of these products:
In this article, we'll step through the process of setting up a Sybase ASA database for use on a Pocket PC device, and then we'll make changes to our StatCalc Visual Basic application so that all entries are stored in the database.