Free Tools For Pocket PC Programming

Here is a list of *free* tools that may be helpful in first steps in Pocket PC 2003 (Windows CE 4.x) developement.

We start with Visual eMbedded C++ 4.0 - it is an easiest way to start Pocket PC developement with free and licensed tool (registration key is available on download page):

Microsoft eMbedded Visual C++ 4.0

Then we install Service Pack 4:

eMbedded Visual C++ 4.0 SP 4

In next step we have to install SDK with emulator images. Emulators will help us to test our programs on development PC:

SDK for Windows Mobile 2003-based Pocket PCs

There is another installer with Pocket PC 2003 Second Edition emulator images and it is also freely downloadable:

Pocket PC 2003 Second Edition Emulator Images