10 Rules for Building a Windows Phone App: Listing 2.

An example of UI thread blocking.

public partial class MainPage : PhoneApplicationPage
  // Constructor
  public MainPage()
    this.Loaded += new System.Windows.RoutedEventHandler(MainPage_Loaded);

  void MainPage_Loaded(object sender, System.Windows.RoutedEventArgs e)
  // Do something here that takes more than one second and you kill the experience

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Max Zilberman is an architect evangelist at Microsoft on the Developer andPlatform Evangelism team and is available at [email protected].

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