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.NET connector and mobile compact framework

Hi folks,

I was wondering whether the .NET connector could be used together with the .NET compact framework in order to build .NET applications that run on a mobile platform and connect real-time (obviously) with SAP R/3 ...



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    Posted on Aug 17, 2004 at 12:56 PM


    The best way to do this (in my opinion) is to build Web Services that use the SAP .Net Connector to perform the SAP-related functionality, and call the Web Services from the mobile application.

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    • Hi Joseph,

      Exactly! After I posted the message it suddently occured to me as well that using web services would be a much easier solution as

      1) they are very easy to build and maintain in one central place

      2) can be used by other platforms as well

      3) put a lesser burden on the mobile equipment and reduce cost of maintenance ...

      Thanks for the input! I am still curious though whether the dll's can run on the compact framework ...