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10-15-2010 06:35 PM
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10-16-2010 01:16 AM
So are you trying to write a program or to sync data (only)? If you are just trying to sync data then you are in the wrong forum, if you are trying to write a program (that syncs data) then this is the correct form.
So answer that first then tell us what Device and API version you are using/developing with. It makes it easier for us to come up with an answers.
10-16-2010 04:45 PM
I'm trying to write a .Net program to sync data between a Windows application and Blackberry smartphones. Can this be done, either directly, or through Desktop Manager?
10-16-2010 08:07 PM
That might take some work because the only way to connect to the BlackBerry from a computer is through the Desktop Manager (see the "desktop" sample that come with the API). As for actually syncing data, I have no real experence but you might be able to figure some stuff out from that sample I mentioned (it seems to backup the contacts on the phone).
You will probably need to do some PInvokes in order to access it from a .Net program but .Net takes care of much of the hassle.
10-16-2010 08:14 PM - edited 10-16-2010 08:25 PM
Actually I just checked and you should have a very easy time doing this (if you have Desktop Manager 6.0 and higher) because as of 6.0 the Desktop Manager is written in .Net.
By easy I mean you can simply import it and use it, no porting and work arounds needed but it is unsupported by RIM and there is no public API for it so you would have to do a bunch of trial and error.
10-19-2010 07:32 PM
Well the samples use C\C++. There was a file mentioned in the sample that I couldn't find and I noticed the files for Desktop Manager seem to be like a .Net app, checked it out and it was a .Net app. But the samples are not made for them and I don't know how to interface with the Desktop Manager with .Net anyway so you would need to self teach yourself how to do this.