Wrapping up the Poster and Coaster thingy

Back in January I started the .NET Compact Framework Poster and a Coaster offer and have been overwhelmed by the response. I wanted to let those of you that have not heard from me yet that you will receive your Poster and Coaster soon. Now that MDC is over I can get to fulfilling my…

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Presizing collections can dramatically** improve performance

Lance’s blog entry Best Practice: Set Minimum Capacity holds true for the .NET Compact Framework too. This advice is also Scott Holden’s (Scott is the .NET Compact Framework team Development Lead) number one tip for improving performance. When working with DataSets use the DataTable.MinimumCapacity property whenever possible. Look for similar properties on other collection classes,…

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