Understanding Performance in your WPF Application

I just finished reviewing a document for using the WPF Performance Profiling Tools and I have to say it looks like a lot of fun.  I’m ready to start hooking up all my sample apps just to see what happens. I know perf is an issue everyone cares about and if you haven’t seen the performance…


WPF perf tool available as standalone MSI!

To make it easier for everyone, we have posted the WPF perf tool mentioned here as a standalone install. Here is the x86 and the x64 version.   Some people have run into the following error when loading the app: The component ‘Microsoft.WpfPerformance.AddToolDialog’ does not have a resource identified by the URI ‘/WpfPerf;component/addtooldialog.xaml’.   This happens when you have…

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Latest version of WPFPerf.exe available

The latest version of the WPF Performance Suite has just be released in the Windows SDK for Windows Server and .NET Framework 3.5! If you install the SDK, you’ll find WpfPerf.msi, which lets you install the latest perf suite. The accompanying “Performance Profiling Tools for WPF” article has been updated to reflect the changes, but note that…

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Optimizing WPF Application Performance

If you haven’t yet, and if you care about the performance of your apps, take a look at the Optimizing WPF Application Performance document. It’s got a ton of great perf tips and information about the inner-workings of the platform. As a side note, we plan to add more links to the relevant performance tips from the docs so that they are easier…

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Maximizing WPF 3D Performance on Tier-2 Hardware

As people use the Windows Presentation Foundation to build more 3D controls and include 3D scenes in their applications, they’ve been asking questions about how to optimize performance.  Several members of the WPF 3D team have provided a list of 3D classes and properties that have performance implications, along with recommendations for optimizing performance when…

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