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Publisher Comments:

The Ultimate Collection of Ready-to-Use Applications and Expert Techniques

Increase the power and flexibility of your Palm OS programs with this indispensable reference guide. This book provides programmers with examples of dozens of real-world, customizable applications that increase in complexity as you explore the Palm OS environment. The included CD-ROM contains the source code and resource files for each application in this book. Learn how to create animations, 3D graphics, schedule alarms and increase the number of ways your Palm OS device can interact with other Palm OS devices, Windows-based computers, and the Wireless Web--whether you're a seasoned developer or a newcomer.


  • Develop increasingly sophisticated Palm-based software
  • Program code for use with the GCC compiler or Metrowerks CodeWarrior compiler included on the CD-ROM
  • Apply Web clippings to create applications that interact with Perl scripts and Active Server Pages to build Palm-based Web sites
  • Write programs that create alarms to notify users of upcoming events
  • Create programs that interact with other Palm OS devices using InfraRed communication
  • Learn how to encrypt data your applications store in Palm OS databases
  • Make animations, games, and other special effects in 3D
  • Develop applications that can communicate with PCs across the Internet
  • Design applications that allow you to allocate, lock, and manipulate memory
  • Learn how to save user settings and works in progress using databases

On the Value-Packed CD-ROM:


  • Ready-to-use Web development solutions
  • All the source code used throughout the book

Synopsis:

This helpful resource gives Palm OS developers a great start with more than 10 ready-made applications--with code available right on the CD-ROM--plus practical explanations that desribe the technical process as well as the functions of the applications.

Table of Contents

1 Understanding the Palm OS Environment

2 Using Web Clippings to Access the Wireless Web

3 Creating Your First Palm OS Applications

4 Programming the Palm OS Interface

5 Performing File-Stream Operations

6 Working with Graphics

7 Creating 3D Graphics

8 Programming Palm OS Device Colors

9 Taking Advantage of Palm OS Services

10 Managing Palm OS Memory

11 Getting Started with Palm OS Databases

12 Advanced Database Operations

13 Saving and Retrieving User Preferences

14 Creating and Processing Alarms

15 Performing Network Operations

16 Improving Palm OS Security

17 Creating Simple Animations

18 Performing InfraRed Communication

19 Creating Simple Palm OS Games

Product Details

ISBN:
9780072193305
Author:
Jamsa, Kris
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media
Location:
New York
Subject:
Programming - General
Subject:
Operating Systems - General
Subject:
Programming - Software Development
Subject:
Application software
Subject:
Development
Subject:
Pocket computers
Subject:
Palm OS
Subject:
Hardware - Handheld Computing
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Osborne
Series:
Instant (Osborne)
Series Volume:
00-4276
Publication Date:
August 2001
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
800
Dimensions:
24 cm. +

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"Synopsis" by , This helpful resource gives Palm OS developers a great start with more than 10 ready-made applications--with code available right on the CD-ROM--plus practical explanations that desribe the technical process as well as the functions of the applications.
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