Mike Battista's Blog

Respond to User Input

The fourth of the four principles I mentioned in Optimizing Apps for Lower Cost Devices is Respond...

Author: Date: 04/22/2012

Handle Feature Reductions

The third of the four principles I mentioned in Optimizing Apps for Lower Cost Devices is Handle...

Author: Date: 04/15/2012

Reduce Memory Usage

The second of the four principles I mentioned in Optimizing Apps for Lower Cost Devices is Reduce...

Author: Date: 04/08/2012

Optimize Startup Time

The first of the four principles I mentioned in Optimizing Apps for Lower Cost Devices is Optimize...

Author: Date: 03/28/2012

Weather v2.0

Recently I updated the Microsoft Weather app to take advantage of new Windows Phone 7.5 features...

Author: Date: 03/10/2012

Optimizing Apps for Lower Cost Devices

The recent announcement of lower cost Windows Phones like the Lumia 610 brings with it a great...

Author: Date: 03/09/2012

Geocoding and Routing with Bing Maps

Location-aware applications offer some of the richest experiences on a smartphone that really...

Author: Date: 01/17/2011

Handling Events with Reactive Extensions

If you've had a chance to play around with Silverlight for Windows Phone, you've likely realized the...

Author: Date: 12/02/2010