Currency Converter

Windows Mobile SupportedWindows Embedded CE Not Supported


This code sample is named Currency. It demonstrates how to port an application written for Windows Mobile 6 Professional or Windows Mobile 6 Classic , to Windows Mobile 6 Standard.


The User Interface of the Windows Mobile 6 Standard version is not polished.You must refine it to improve usability.

Feature Area

Relevant APIs


To run the code sample

  1. Navigate to the solution file (*.sln), and double-click it. By default, the solution file is copied to the following folder:

    C:\Program Files\Windows Mobile 6 SDK\Samples\Smartphone\cpp\Win32\Currency

    Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 launches and loads the solution.

  2. Build the solution (Ctrl+Shift+B).

  3. Deploy the solution (F5).

Solution Components

  • PPCCur
    Project workspace for devices running Windows Mobile 6 Professional or Windows Mobile 6 Classic.
  • SharedCur
    Workspace that shares the application engine and helpers but has different user interfaces for each platform.
  • SharedCur\PPCCur
    User interface for devices running Windows Mobile 6 Professional or Windows Mobile 6 Classic.
  • SharedCur\SPCur
    User interface for devices running Windows Mobile 6 Standard.
  • diffs
    Contains a batch file which shows the main changes needed to get the application working on Windows Mobile 6 Standard.

Development Environments

SDK: Windows Mobile 6 Professional SDK or Windows Mobile 6 Standard SDK 

Development Environment: Visual Studio 2005.

ActiveSync: Version 4.5.

See Also


Code Samples for Windows Mobile

Other Resources