Perf Debugging Tips: EnableRedrawRegions & a performance bug in VideoBrush

Was chatting with Andy Beaulieu at Remix Boston, and he was commenting that it seems that Silverlight only draws when needed — it is true, we try to not waste your CPU cycles. For Perf debugging, a way to tell when you are causing a redraw is to turn on the control’s EnableRedrawRegions property. agControl.settings.EnableRedrawRegions =…

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Macintosh & Silverlight perf…

I met recently with two designers trying to figure out “what was Silverlight doing under the covers? did I accidentally turn on some feature?”  My first thought is to reference my post on how to minimize CPU usage. We have to learn how to conserve not only energy but CPU cycles (yes, even if you…

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See you at Remix Boston!

Weather has turned dreary in Seattle already, I’m headed to Boston for a bit of warmth and to see the leaves turn….but more importantly: I’m giving a talk at Remix Boston on Tuesday at 9am, introducing Silverlight as a developer and media platform. Send me a ping if you would like me to delve into…

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