Hey, what's a winmo user doing in here?

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by christolo, Oct 27, 2009.

  1. christolo

    christolo New Member
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    Hello all, looking forward to being a part of this community. I am a Windows guy, always have been, but am fed up with Windows Mobile. The only thing that makes me nervous about leaving WinMo is synchronizing contacts. Is this an unfound fear? I am a C# developer, who wants to learn Java and give back to the Android project. Any tips for getting started?

    Thanks.
    Stolo
     

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  2. Carl C

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    Welcome! :D
     
  3. Jacqueline

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    Welcome to the forums! I am also converting from WinMo. Android does handle contacts, so I don't expect that to be a problem.

    Google has a developer site you'll want to spend some time at and get the Android SDK.
    Android Developers

    We have a developer section here. Developer 101 - Android Forums
    I used the developer 101 guide to install Eclipse, Java, and the Android SDK.

    That should get you up and running and writing your first, "Hello, world" app. :)
     
  4. christolo

    christolo New Member
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    Thanks so much Jacqueline!
     
  5. Jacqueline

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    I just saw that they released 2.0 on the developer site (Thanks Carl C!). It mentions an upgrade to contacts specifically:

     
  6. christolo

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    Sweet. That makes me feel cozier. Can't wait to dig in...
     
  7. shivers316

    shivers316 Godmember
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    Welcome to the forums! :)
     
  8. justjimjpc

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    Welcome to the AF forums and enjoy your visits !! :cool:
     

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