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Writing a plugin in c# for the Home screen

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othoca    0

I'm interested in writing a plugin to add functionalities to the home screen of my imate sp5m.

After a little search i've seen that these plugins r written only in c++. Also installing VS2005 under C:\Program files\Windows CE Tools\wce500\Windows Mobile 5.0 Smartphone SDK\Samples\CPP\Win32\Homescreen there is a sample how to do that (always in c++). I've read that these plugins r mainly COM objects, but i've found only examples in c++. Now i ask if it is possible to write a such plugin in c# or vb under VS2005 and if there a sample somewhere on the net. Thank u.

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Ben74    0
I'm interested in writing a plugin to add functionalities to the home screen of my imate sp5m.

After a little search i've seen that these plugins r written only in c++. Also installing VS2005 under C:\Program files\Windows CE Tools\wce500\Windows Mobile 5.0 Smartphone SDK\Samples\CPP\Win32\Homescreen there is a sample how to do that (always in c++). I've read that these plugins r mainly COM objects, but i've found only examples in c++. Now i ask if it is possible to write a such plugin in c# or vb under VS2005 and if there a sample somewhere on the net. Thank u.

yes, it appears to be possible:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default....ayScrn.asp?_r=1

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vistacn    0
I'm interested in writing a plugin to add functionalities to the home screen of my imate sp5m.

After a little search i've seen that these plugins r written only in c++. Also installing VS2005 under C:\Program files\Windows CE Tools\wce500\Windows Mobile 5.0 Smartphone SDK\Samples\CPP\Win32\Homescreen there is a sample how to do that (always in c++). I've read that these plugins r mainly COM objects, but i've found only examples in c++. Now i ask if it is possible to write a such plugin in c# or vb under VS2005 and if there a sample somewhere on the net. Thank u.

you can look this

http://www.codeplex.com/ManagedTodayScreen

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PaulOBrien    1,450

No transparency = ugly tho!

You can't write true complete plugins in managed code, they need at least an unmanaged wrapper.

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