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Palm OS Programming Bible, 2nd Edition

Palm OS Programming Bible, 2nd Edition

Lonnon R. Foster

ISBN: 978-0-764-54961-8

Oct 2002

946 pages

Select type: Paperback

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* Examines new Palm OS handheld models and new tools for developing Palm OS programs.
* Includes new working code samples for developing conduits, which synchronize data between handhelds and PCs.
* Contains a new chapter on the Virtual File System, which allows for handling of data on removable memory cards in the newest Palm devices.
* Covers the new graphic and sound capabilities available in OS 5.



PART I: Getting Started.

Chapter 1: Understanding the Palm OS Platform.

Chapter 2: Understanding the Palm OS.

PART II: Creating Palm OS Applications.

Chapter 3: Introducing the Development Tools.

Chapter 4: Writing Your First Palm OS Application.

Chapter 5: Debugging Your Program.

PART III: Programming the Palm OS.

Chapter 6: Creating and Understanding Resources.

Chapter 7: Building Forms and Menus.

Chapter 8: Programming User Interface Elements.

Chapter 9: Programming System Elements.

Chapter 10: Programming Graphics and Sounds.

Chapter 11: Programming Alarms and Time.

Chapter 12: Programming Tables.

PART IV: Storing Information.

Chapter 13: Storing and Retrieving Data.

Chapter 14: Manipulating Records.

Chapter 15: Using secondary Storage.

PART V: Communicating Outside the Handheld.

Chapter 16:Sharing Data Through the Exchange Manager.

Chapter 17: Using the Serial Port.

Chapter 18: Communicating Over a Network.

Chapter 19: Creating Web Clipping Applications.

PART VI: Synchronizing Data With the Desktop.

Chapter 20: Learning Conduit Basics.

Chapter 21: Building Conduits.

PART VII: Advanced Topics

Chapter 22: Programming Navigation Wheels.

Chapter 23: Odds and Ends.