April, 2012

  • Mike Battista's Blog

    Reduce Memory Usage

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    The second of the four principles I mentioned in Optimizing Apps for Lower Cost Devices is Reduce Memory Usage. Per certification requirement 5.2.5 , apps should not exceed 90MB of memory usage on 256MB devices. When thinking about targeting 256MB...
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    Respond to User Input

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    The fourth of the four principles I mentioned in Optimizing Apps for Lower Cost Devices is Respond to User Input. A responsive UI is a basic expectation that users have of apps. Failing to respond to user input can frustrate users and can ultimately...
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    Handle Feature Reductions

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    The third of the four principles I mentioned in Optimizing Apps for Lower Cost Devices is Handle Feature Reductions. With the Windows Phone 7.5 Refresh , we refactored the OS in several areas to reduce memory usage and free up more RAM for apps. Part...
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