Windows Phone Developer Blog

Handle Feature Reductions

By Mike Battista

[This is the fourth in a five-part series on ways to help make your apps run better on lower-cost ] With the Windows Phone Refresh, we refactored the OS in several areas to reduce memory usage and free up more… Read more

Windows Phone Developer Blog

Reduce Memory Usage

By Mike Battista

[This is the third in a five-part series on ways to help make your apps run better on lower-cost ] When thinking about targeting 256MB devices, your first order of business should be to check whether your apps exceed 90MB… Read more

Windows Phone Developer Blog

Optimize Startup Time

By Mike Battista

[This is the second in a five-part series on ways to help make your apps run better on lower-cost ] Fast startup is an essential component of any mobile It is the first impression a user has of your app… Read more