Probably the max size for a String is 2^31-1 (2,147,483,647) bytes so it is essentially unlimited in practice.what is the maximum/optimum/safe length of the String type in B4P, for desktop and average device
As far as I know all of my libraries are 6.90 compatible. If you find any that are not I can make them so, but only for desktop use as I have updated my computers to Windows 7 and switched to Visual Studio 2010 which cannot compile for the Compact Framework.of up-to-date (6.90-compatible) additional libraries
That would appear to be so with the demise of Windows Mobile. Regrettably I don't think that the target audience is large enough to warrant the time that would be required to rework the book. However Basic4ppc lives on for me for desktop use. :sign0162:The new edition could also be focused on desktop applications, since there seems to be more life and perspective in this direction today.
"The Essentials Basic4ppc" book is available online: Basic4ppc - Windows Mobile programming and Pocket PC Development
It is a great resource for new users and also advanced users.