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WPF Control Development Unleashed: Building Advanced User Experiences by Kevin Hoffman, Pavan Podila

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Chapter 17. Performance

Improving the performance of WPF controls and applications is a large topic and could fill an entire book on its own. Many people think that performance tuning is really about taking a small section of a method and optimizing it to run faster. While that is certainly one type of performance tuning, it isn’t the big picture. Performance tuning is a process of arriving at a global optimum.

Performance tweaks can be applied at multiple levels, the combination of which gives the user the perception of a faster application. In this chapter, we discuss some of the different ways in which performance can be improved and also ...

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