Building Global Applications for Windows Mobile Devices
Nowadays mobile devices are used for a variety of applications such as telecommunication, messaging, data storage, and accessing remote devices. With rapid modernization, these devices are becoming indispensable and increasing the demand for applications built for these devices.
Windows mobile devices, such as pocket PC, smart phone, hand-held PC, personal digital assistance, and palmtop PC, are based on Win32 Application Programming Interface (API). The .NET Compact Framework, which is a version of .NET Framework, allows you to develop applications for the Windows mobile devices. The .NET Compact Framework supports many of the namespaces present in the .NET Framework. It also contains unique namespaces to access the SQL server CE and to transfer data between devices using infrared rays.
Public Class Form1
Friend WithEvents ListBox1 As System.Windows.Forms.ListBox
Private Sub Button1_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Button1.Click
Dim NewRegionalinformation As New RegionInfo(TextBox1.Text)
Dim NewDate As New DateTime(2001, 1, 1)
'Specifies the date as 1st January 2005.
Dim newregional As New JapaneseCalendar