Chapter 2

Benchmark Your Apps with Tools: Simulators and Real Device Test

In this chapter, you will learn about the following:

  • The differences between a simulator and real device test environment.
  • How memory management affects the performance of an app.
  • Tools and techniques to benchmark your app's performance including the following:
    • Basic tools to measure the memory and performance.
    • Complicated tools to measure different aspects of memory management such as memory leaks and bad access.
    • Complicated tools to measure different aspects of performance in computer processing such as battery, file loading, and display information.
    • How to divide your program into smaller parts to easily identify the location of the performance bottleneck.

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