This chapter provided an overview of some common pieces of phone infrastructure and described various techniques that are useful when building Windows Phone apps.
The chapter began with a discussion of the deployment and composition of XAP files. The security capability model of the phone was then discussed, and you learned how to use the Marketplace Test Kit to determine the capability requirements of your app.
The chapter examined the threading model of Windows Phone XAML apps, and you saw how the Windows Phone frame rate counter works.
You then learned about the Windows Phone Application Analysis tool and saw how to profile your app’s performance and memory usage.
The chapter then turned to the custom code and commonly used techniques ...