Interoperability in the .NET Compact Framework
Starting with the .NET Compact Framework version 2.0, you can perform direct COM interop, use the MarshalAsAttribute class, and marshal a larger set of types.
In This Section
Exposing COM to .NET Compact Framework Components
Describes how to provide unmanaged code access to managed components.
Exposing .NET Compact Framework Components to COM
Describes how to provide managed code access to COM components.
Platform Invoke Support
Discusses differences in the .NET Compact Framework for using platform invoke to call a native component such as a DLL file.
Marshaling Support in the .NET Compact Framework
Discusses differences in the .NET Compact Framework for marshaling data types between managed and unmanaged code. Also describes how to set a registry key to perform interop logging.
Subclassing Controls with a Managed Window Procedure
Describes advanced programming techniques for interoperating with native controls.
How to: Subclass a TreeView by Using Native Callbacks
Describes how to subclass the TreeView control to create an implementation of the NodeMouseClick event.
How to: Subclass a Button by Using Native Callbacks
Describes how to subclass the Button control to display a colorful gradient fill.
How to: Use a Class for Hooking Windows Procedures
Provides a class for implementing managed window procedures, as described in How to: Subclass a TreeView by Using Native Callbacks.
How to: Use a Helper Class for Platform Invokes
Provides helper functions for subclassing controls, as described in How to: Subclass a TreeView by Using Native Callbacks.
How to: Use the MessageWindow Class
Describes how to use the MessageWindow and Message classes in the Microsoft.WindowsCE.Forms namespace. The example in this topic does not require a native component.
Describes interoperability services in the full .NET Framework.