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Improving WP7 application start-up

Windows Phone application must pass certification criteria. You can find two of them that are strictly connected with application start-up time: [list icon=”check”] the application should show first screen of application in less than 5 seconds. Of course this can be splash screen, the application should respond to user actions no later than 20 seconds after launching. [/list] You might wonder if this is a lot. From my point of view it is very difficult to overcome these two limitations. However, if we look at application from user’s perspective, waiting 20 seconds for start of application can be terribly annoying. [...]

By |2012-09-25T07:17:45+02:0025 September 2012 |Windows Phone|4 Comments

Lock-Free Thread Synchronization with Richter

August 15, 2012 Jeffrey Richter will lead a free webcast entitled “Lock-Free Thread Sychronization”. During the presentation Jeffrey Richter will be demonstrating issues associated with data sharing between threads. To participate in the presentation you must register on the organizer website. You can find there additional information about this event.

By |2012-07-18T13:50:26+02:0018 July 2012 |.net|0 Comments

Parallel.For – Multithreading has never been so easy

In the last version C# there is the possibility paralleling calculations in a very simple way. Loop: for (int n = 0; n <  8; n++) { Console.WriteLine("Normal - iteracja {0} wątek {1}", n, Thread.CurrentThread.ManagedThreadId); } can be replaced by the following structure: Parallel.For(0, 8, i => { Console.WriteLine(“Parallel – iteracja {0} wątek {1}”, i, Thread.CurrentThread.ManagedThreadId); }); […]

By |2013-06-10T14:07:40+02:0012 August 2010 |C#|0 Comments