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The Accelerated Track for Professional Programmers. Learn to develop powerful programs for Palm OS devices.<P>Write custom Palm OS Cobalt applications for business, communications, entertainment, and other uses with help from the step-by-step guide. Following a start-to-finish sample application, you'll learn to work in the Palm OS Developer Suite to build programs that run on all Palm OS devices, including the palmOne Treo, Tungsten, and Zire models, Sony CLIEs, the Fossil Wrist PDA, and many others. Create user interface elements such as buttons and scroll bars, develop databases, and much more. Plus, you'll learn to test your applications and apply the tricks and techniques used by professional programmers.Install and work with the Palm OS SDK and Developer Suite Write modular, reusable code Create full-color user interface objects such as menus, buttons, and triggers Build event handlers Set up and manage classic, extended, and schema databases Create list objects, controls, and tables Sort data into categories Troubleshoot and optimize your applications <P>Robert Mykland has been a professional Palm OS developer since 1997. He is the author of several books, including "Palm OS Programming from the Ground Up."<P>James Keogh teaches Java programming at Columbia University. He has spent decades developing applications for major corporations and is the author of more than 60 books, including "Java Demystified, J2EE: The Complete Reference," and "J2ME: The Complete Reference."<P>Matthew Graham is a Palm OS Certified Developer. He works in New York City developing Palm OS applications using C and C++.

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This text provides developers the fundamental skills to build real-world applications for the Palm operating system. The Cd-rom contains complete source code for the sample programmes.

Synopsis:

Write custom Palm OS Cobalt applications for business, communications, entertainment, and other uses with help from the step-by-step guide. Following a start-to-finish sample application, you’ll learn to work in the Palm OS Developer Suite to build programs that run on all Palm OS devices, including the palmOne Treo, Tungsten, and Zire models, Sony CLIÉs, the Fossil Wrist PDA, and many others. Create user interface elements such as buttons and scroll bars, develop databases, and much more. Plus, you’ll learn to test your applications and apply the tricks and techniques used by professional programmers.

About the Author

Robert Mykland (Soquel, CA) has been working with hardware, applications design and programming for close to 15 years. His experience includes object oriented design, MS-Windows and UNIX applications, and web and internet applications among many others. His programming language toolkit includes C/C++, Pascal, Lisp, among a dozen or more. Recently, he has been programming on the Pilot/PalmIII and is familiar with all three major versions of PalmOS. As a Pilot/PalmIII developer, he created a graphical rapid application development environment for Computer Associate's Opal authoring tool.

Table of Contents

Ch. 1: About the Palm

Ch. 2: Creating a Palm OS Application

Ch. 3: Fun with Fields

Ch. 4: Applications and Forms

Ch. 5: Databases

Ch. 6: Controls

Ch. 7: Lists and Sorting

Ch. 8: Tables and Scrolling

Ch. 9: Categories and Find

Ch. 10: Creating Effective User Interfaces

Ch. 11: A Survey of Tools and Solutions

Ch. 12: Programming Tricks of the Professionals

Ch. 13: More About Creating User Interfaces

Ch. 14: Porting to the Palm OS

Ch. 15: Using Color

Ch. 16: A Simple Windows Conduit

Product Details

ISBN:
9780072222890
Author:
Mykland, Robert
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media
Author:
Keogh, James
Author:
Keogh, James Edward
Author:
Graham, Matthew
Location:
Berkeley, Calif.
Subject:
Programming
Subject:
Operating Systems - General
Subject:
Programming - Software Development
Subject:
PalmPilot (Computer)
Subject:
PalmPilot
Subject:
Hardware - Handheld Computing
Subject:
Software Development & Engineering - General
Subject:
Hardware - Handheld Devicesng
Subject:
Hardware - Handheld Devices
Subject:
PalmPilot (Computer) - Programming
Subject:
Software Engineering-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Includes CD-ROM.
Series:
From the Ground Up
Series Volume:
Bd. 4
Publication Date:
February 2005
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
314
Dimensions:
9.12x7.36x.90 in. 1.25 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This text provides developers the fundamental skills to build real-world applications for the Palm operating system. The Cd-rom contains complete source code for the sample programmes.
"Synopsis" by , Write custom Palm OS Cobalt applications for business, communications, entertainment, and other uses with help from the step-by-step guide. Following a start-to-finish sample application, you’ll learn to work in the Palm OS Developer Suite to build programs that run on all Palm OS devices, including the palmOne Treo, Tungsten, and Zire models, Sony CLIÉs, the Fossil Wrist PDA, and many others. Create user interface elements such as buttons and scroll bars, develop databases, and much more. Plus, you’ll learn to test your applications and apply the tricks and techniques used by professional programmers.
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