Understand what every developer should know about performance when building Windows Store apps. Not designed as a comprehensive reference, this book instead zeroes in on the essentials of planning for great performance and provides a solid starting point for building fast apps.
This concise, performance-focused guide:
Provides an introduction to the Windows platform from a performance point of view
Describes how to set performance goals, establish tests to track performance, and covers tools to instrument code and analyze performance
Explains why common techniques such as micro benchmarks and ad hoc testing often fall short in verifying performance
Focuses on managed C#/XAML apps
Although tools and techniques also apply to Visual Basic/XAML apps, all code examples use C#
High-Performance Windows Store Apps
April 2014 (est.)
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Brian Rasmussen is a program manager on the Windows Ecosystem team at Microsoft, where he helps partners and customers build high-performance apps for Windows. In his previous role, he helped build the next generation of compilers and language services for Visual C# and Visual Basic, and before joining Microsoft he was a Microsoft MVP for C#.