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Writing High-Performance .NET Code by Ben Watson

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Chapter 9 Windows Phone

.NET powers applications on Windows Phone and most of the advice presented in this book is equally applicable to mobile applications. With each release of .NET, the set of APIs common to all platforms gets larger.

That said, there are a few major and a handful of minor differences you should be aware of. All of the information in this short chapter is applicable to Windows Phone 8. As of this version, the CLR running on the devices is essentially similar to the one on the desktop or server, with some configuration differences.

  1. Tools

The Windows Phone SDK ships with a tool that allows you to measure your application’s performance along a number of metrics. The Windows Phone Application Analysis tool can run in a few ...

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