WP7: CLR Managed Object overhead

A reader contacted me over this blog to inquire about the overhead of managed objects on the Windows Phone. which means that when you use an object of size X the runtime actually uses (X + dx) where dx is the overhead of CLR’s book keeping. dx is generally fixed and hence if x is…

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My first Windows Phone App

I have been involved with Windows Phone 7 from the very beginning and worked on delivering the CLR for the GA version and all the way through Nodo and Mango. All this while I was busy working on one of the lower layers and seeing bits and bytes flying by. For some time I wanted…

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Windows Phone Mango: Under the hood of Fast Application Switch

Fast Application Switch of FAS is kind of tricky for application developers to handle. There are a ton of documentation around how the developers need to handle the various FAS related events. I really liked the video https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/DevDays/DevDays-2011-Netherlands/Devdays059 which walks through the entire FAS experience (jump to around 8:30). In this post I want to…

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