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Windows® Phone 8 Unleashed by Daniel Vaughan

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Summary

This chapter began with a conceptual overview of the local folder and looks at managing files and directories within the data store. You saw how to read and write files using the .NET Isolated Storage API, and you were introduced to the new Windows Storage API present in Windows Phone 8. You then explored the IsolatedStorageSettings class and saw how it is used to automatically persist application settings.

The chapter examined a custom state preservation system, which uses an attribute-based mechanism for preserving viewmodel property values automatically. You saw that by decorating your viewmodel’s properties with an attribute, the property’s value can be preserved using binary serialization, either transiently using an OS managed ...

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