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Isolated Storage

In Chapter 3, you learned that Microsoft Azure provides a reliable place to store and access data, but using it requires Internet access. Sometimes it's more efficient to cache frequently accessed data on the Windows Phone device itself.

Isolated Storage is a place on a Windows Phone device where an application can save files, configuration information, and other data that you want to persist. Each application is allocated its own portion of the available space, but it can't access file systems used by the operating system itself—a limitation that prevents a rogue application from accessing system data and possibly corrupting it. The amount of storage that can be assigned to any single application depends ...

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