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In my upcoming blog entries called “Component Tales” I am going to pick prominent components from the Windows Embedded component catalog to highlight some important facts. The first pick is a real interesting one: Microsoft Internet Explorer.
Love and Hate
It is not an easy task to find the right data handling strategy on an embedded device. The sweet spot between resource usage and efficient data management from an application perspective is unique to every project. There are a lot of environmental parameters, ranging from hardware capabilities to the availability of network connections, as well the amount of data to be handled.
Stateless, dumb devices