Expanded Library

Building High-Performance Windows 8 Applications

by Kevin Dockx

This course covers the different aspects of performance in Windows 8 applications, a definite must for any Windows 8 developer. Learn about the impact of how your XAML is structured, working with large collections & virtualization, async, analytics, and much more.

What you'll learn

Performance is one of those aspects of application development everyone agrees on is important, but it often isn't so easy to achieve - especially when your app gets larger & more complicated. In this course we cover a huge variety of performance-related aspects, from perception versus reality over PLM, XAML, data, media and file system performance & strategies, using virtualization, using async to your advantage, right up to tooling & analytics. Whether you're just starting to build a Windows 8 (LOB) app or you're already well underway and hitting a performance issue, this course will help you out.

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About the author

Kevin Dockx is a freelance solution architect (mobile/web), author & consultant, living in Antwerp (Belgium).

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