UDP connection in Windows CE 3.0
Posted on 2004-04-07
I'm trying to read data from a serial port on an Ipaq 3630 with Windows CE 3.0 and then transmit the data using UDP (not TCP) protocol to a PC (Windows XP) over the internet vía GPRS, all this in any Visual Basic language.
The problem is:
1. Embedded Viusal Basic Winsock control doesn't accept UDP protocol.
2. I haven't been able to find how to use the winsock API of Windows CE (suposing it accepts UDP protocol) from Visual Basic because apparently it uses a structure (which EVB doesnt accept) to initialice it.
3. Visual Basic .Net for pocket pc platform solves the socket problem but doesn't manage serial communications. I found an class to manage serial communications from EVB.NEt but it doesn't seem to work for a Windows CE 3.0 device.
Thanks in advace.