April Fools Day is once again upon us and as usual, tech companies everywhere have not failed to keep us entertained. With a trove of fantastic faux product launches and even some real product launches that were taken as April Fools jokes, people have been busy releasing their hilarious ideas. With many of these jokes being nostalgic and some even being functional it's easy to appreciate the spirit behind them. Samsung Galaxy Blade Edge In a reference to the Galaxy...
XFControls – Advanced UI SDK for WM
XDA member joe_coolish presents this SDK mainly to developers and programmers as a great alternative with good UI controls and is Open Source. This tool will let you build finger-friendly Windows Mobile applications, so you don´t have to start from zero. Some of the features are: fully customizable, easily create custom UI controls, resolution independent, and full physics for rendering smooth scrolling.
The developer will be happy to receive your feedback about these controls.
Originally posted by joe_coolish
[SDK] XFControls – Advanced UI SDK [UPDATED w/ Sense UI Example!]
This is an Advanced UI SDK for developing finger-friendly Application UIs.
The reason for developing this SDK was mainly to learn about programming for Windows Mobile and the Compact Framework 3.5. I also developed this SDK because I could not find good UI controls that gave total display control to the programmer while taking care of all of the Physics, windowing, and frame buffering AND was open source.
Finally, this SDK was originally developed as part of the XDAFacebook application that I am currently developing.
I am releasing this SDK and its source so that people can have a good foundation to build finger-friendly Windows Mobile applications, and so that programmers starting off in the Windows Mobile world won’t have to start from scratch when creating useful UI Controls.
Here are some of the features and uses of this SDK.
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