"No one uses the table of contents anymore" - is that really true?

  There is strange bit of information/lore that often gets presented to us writers by our publishing teams or other sources. Supposedly, based on metrics like page hit tracking, using the Table of Contents as a primary means of navigating MSDN content is pretty uncommon. Far more people use Search, by factors of like 5:1….

Performance for Silverlight for Windows Phone 7 Applications

Recently I’ve worked on adapting a popular Windows Phone 7 performance whitepaper for easier consumption on MSDN. I learned quite a bit while writing this paper. For example, to minimize start-up time for your applications, you should always use content files instead of resource files, both topics I’ve blogged about recently. In addition, I learned…