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Developing Extension Education Software for Handheld Computers

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan

Citation:  Paper number  053101,  2005 ASAE Annual Meeting . (doi: 10.13031/2013.19094) @2005
Authors:   Elsa S. Sepulveda Bustos, Fedro S. Zazueta, Jiannong Xin, Pete Vergot III
Keywords:   PocketPC, PDA, agricultural software

The main focus of this work is software engineering (SE) and applications development for extension audiences that are users of handheld computers. A SE procedure implemented at the University of Florida to develop applications for use in extension is described. The SE and adoption outlined here focuses on the software life cycle with special emphasis on the assessment of needs of the extension audience and the technical aspects of software development for the Pocket PC.

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