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Windows Phone (Mango) DB Engines Performance Testing

Abstracts I am working on a Windows Phone application that requires some database to store information. I know a couples of DB engines for Windows Phone (SQL CE, Sterling DB, Siaqodb, ) but I have not found any performance testing of such software. So, I decided to compare SQL CE and Sterling DB. I am going to use set of test queries (insert/delete/select) to measure performance. I will perform three attempts and will calculate average value. Database structure     The database structure is as simple as possible. Companies has orders and...

The Second meet-up of Minsk Silverlight/Windows Phone User Group

On Saturday, July 2nd, we had the second meet-up of Minsk’s Silverlight / Windows Phone user group. That time about 55 IT specialists registered on the event. The number of participants increased for two times against the first meet-up That time we had planned three sessions and understood that it was the optimal number of activities. The first session was dedicated for XNA. Ivan Suhinin presented ‘XNA and physical engines’ where he showed demo XNA application, described workflow and specifics of working with physical engines. Demo application can be downloaded here. The second...

Software Development Life Cycle for Windows Phone and Blackberry/Pyxis Platforms Session

About a month ago I presented a session on development specifics for Windows Phone and Blackberry/Pyxis platforms. This presentation was a generalization of my mobile experience with Windows Phone and Blackberry/Pyxis platforms. You can download presentation with detailed notes here. Also, you can watch video, that was prepared for the session, and where I compare implementation of a screen for displaying list of news for both platforms.   I hope, it will help you! Tagged: Windows Phone...