f you've got a Windows Mobile device with Bluetooth connectivity, why not write your own PowerPoint clicker application so that you can use it in your next company presentation and impress your colleagues and boss? This is the project that I recently set to do when I wanted to buy a wireless remote clicker that I can use for my presentations. Rather spend the money on an additional gadget, I decided that it would be more fun to write my own application. This is what you will learn to do in this article.
There are two components that you will build:
- A desktop windows application that controls the PowerPoint slides
- A Windows Mobile application that sends commands to the desktop application