Managing Tombstone State in a Windows Phone 7 Application

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Before we continue, I trust that you know exactly the meaning of tombstone state in a Windows Phone 7 application. If this is not the case, simply read Yochay’s great posts on the application execution model (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3). Every Windows Phone 7 application needs to manages tombstoning correctly to provide a better user experience and pass the application certification requirements. When your application goes into tombstone state, it is your responsibility to save all the application and page state, so that when the page gets reloaded it can recover properly and...