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Introducing Microsoft Windows CE for the Handheld PC [Paperback]

Robert O'Hara


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"Introducing Windows CE" examines the key facets of this newest member of the Windows family of computing environments, designed for inexpensive hand-held personal computers (HPCs). This book shows new and potential Windows CE users how to put the full power of this portable technology to work side by side with existing Windows desktop technology. Cover Title

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14 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great book! Found the book extremely useful. Nov. 5 1997
By A Customer - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
Robert O' Hara has truely done it with this book. The depth of information countered with the simplicity of explanations results in a book that is both a great learning tool for the novice as well as a useful reference work for the experienced user. There are a number of things within the book that lead one to a thorough understanding of the Windows CE operating systems and accompanying applications. Throughout the book there are shortcuts, tips, and explainations of the operating systems. Step-by-step instructions provide a useful guide for newcomers, while advanced topics are included for the more technically astute. Most enjoyable is including of the numerous easter-eggs within the Windows CE operating systems and applications. These are great to show friends and family when they ask, "So, just what does that $600 organizer do anyway?" I found this book useful in both learning the operating more thoroughly as well as developing an understanding of the systems shortcomings and features. I only hope he writes another one for Windows CE 2.0 that's as thorough and well written as this one.
7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good book for users new to the Windows enviroment. June 7 1997
By A Customer - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
The eye-catching cover yields to make the forager for WinCE books. It starts with a realistic scenario, and goes step by step into the CE world. Every built-in program is covered in here, and even some third-party software/hardware. It is a good book for newbies, and for people who know a bit about Windows 95, 3.x, etc., (the Windows CE OS is pretty self-explanitory) there is a share of advanced things. The biggest downfall is that for the many people who use Windows CE for compatibility (and know the Windows 95 enviroment,) it is a bit too basic. And, for people having 3-4 years of Windows use, there is really nothing REALLY important in this book.

Overall: Good introduction of CE books to the shelf.
4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great book! Feb. 17 1998
By childers@garlic.com - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
This book provides a good description of Windows CE 1.0, as well as a tantalizing look "under the hood".
2.0 out of 5 stars Two Stars July 21 2014
By Bobby Boomer - Published on Amazon.com
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I found nothing really useful in this book. I guess I already know enough about Windows!
2 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars This book really taught me about Win CE.I would reccomend it March 16 1999
By A Customer - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
it was well thought out and answered all the questions I wanted to know about the os.

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