Last post Nov 21, 2011 09:35 AM by roopeshreddy
Nov 21, 2011 03:37 AM|khalil salhi|LINK
Im working with vs2010 and i need to develop website for smartdevices(IPhon, IPod, SmartPhone, ...).
1. Can i use Asp.Net 4 Technology, if not which technology can i use ?
2. Where can i found simulator for devices ?
3. Which resources and books good for studying this topic ?
Nov 21, 2011 04:15 AM|Anindita.Basak|LINK
Using VS 2010 , you can obviously develop good websites for smart devices.
in .NET 4.0 & VS 2010 , there is no seperate template for Mobile asp.net websites. You can develop in normal asp.net 4.0 webforms only add the following meta tags in <Head> of .aspx to enlarge view in mobile emulators.
<meta name="HandheldFriendly" content="true" />
<meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width" />
Next , to test the website in different smart client emulators like Windows Phone, i-Phone, BlackBerry, Nokia etc,
download them from here:
Also, you can integrate JQuery & JQTouch (enhanced open source Mobile website theme library) in your mobile web applications with asp.net.
for more about JQuery Mobile: http://jquerymobile.com
Nov 21, 2011 05:00 AM|khalil salhi|LINK
1. As you say if i develop website using asp.net 4 and set the meta tags, it will be suitable for smart devices.
2. I did click http://www.asp.net/Mobile/device-simulators going to iPhone / iPod / iPad section inorder to download simulators and i get
a list of links that's no one is free, can you send me a link that i can download from it the simulators ?
Nov 21, 2011 07:38 AM|Anindita.Basak|LINK
Hope you have downloaded the other simulators from
http://www.asp.net/Mobile/device-simulators perfectly , since there is no real simulators for i-Phone in Windows so you need to download from a third-party website.
Download i-Phone simulator for Windows :
be sure to download & install first the safari 3.2.2 SDK for Windows :
P.S : Please install the safari SDK 3.2.2 for Windows (Not the latest version) beforing installaing IBBdemo i-Phone simulator for Windows otherwise the i-Phone simulator will not work.
Please let me know if you have any issues,
Nov 21, 2011 09:35 AM|roopeshreddy|LINK
General ASP.NET works absolutely fine with all Mobile browers. Apple iPhone 4, Windows Phone even supports HTML5! Just add the META tags, and you are done!
For simulators, check the below links
Hope it helps u...