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Simple WinForms Hello World Example

Not long ago, a member of the team thought it would be a good idea to show the simplest program possible using the Mobile SDK for Windows Apps.  This was an excellent idea since “Hello World” is commonly used to

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WinForms Fonts on Mobile Devices

One of the problems with running Windows programs on a mobile device is that unless the program is aware of the higher DPI, it will show the text in a very small font.  If it goes too far, the font

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Mobile Makeover – Before and After

Last week I wrote a few different posts about converting an existing WinForms app into a mobile application.  What I forgot to do was show what my example application looked like before it was converted.  This blog will make up

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Citrix Mobile SDK for Windows Apps

In recent posts, I have been talking about the Mobile SDK for Windows Apps and how to change Windows programs to use it.  The problem is that I have not recently covered what is included in the SDK and where

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Remodeling a WinForms App

Everything needs to be updated eventually.  What I hope to share is how to update a WinForms application to support mobile devices. This post will cover the basics of the things to be concerned about. Size and position of forms

Posted in Citrix Mobility Pack, Citrix SDK, Mobile SDK for Windows Apps

Converting Windows Apps into Mobile Apps

The story of Microsoft Windows began in 1985.  A young Microsoft realized it needed a GUI instead of just DOS.  The Microsoft history tends to ignore the influence of the market.  At the time, Apple had released Macintosh and were

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The Rapid Evolution of Applications

Time waits for no application.  Applications adapt or become extinct.  Some hang on that much closer to death than life.  Somewhere in the wild, old mainframe programs crank over as they have for forty or more years.  This is not

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