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Managed code solves many of the coding problems that are inherent to coding in C++. Both Visual C# and Visual Basic .NET support Rapid Application Development (RAD), while at the same time relieving you from the responsibility of making sure that your application manages memory correctly - which has traditionally been the source of system-crashing bugs.

The .NET Compact Framework provides a comprehensive set of support classes, and specific classes for Windows Mobile provide access to specific features such as the Camera Capture dialog.

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