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Creating the SilverlightShow Windows Phone App: part 4

Published on Monday, May 14, 2012 9:30:00 AM UTC in Programming

When you create an app like the SilverlightShow app, that accesses remote data frequently, thinking about a suitable strategy for local storage and caching is vital to provide a great user experience. In the previous parts of this series, we have already seen how several optimizations are used to improve the networking performance of the app. Overall, the costs to pull data from the portal could be reduced to far less than 1/10th of the original traffic by applying some relatively simple changes. However, this is only half the story. What we also wanted to achieve is that content that has been retrieved once should not be fetched again – we needed a solution for storing those items locally.

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Tags: SilverlightShow · Sterling · Windows Phone · Windows Phone 7