Memory and Power Management
Memory management is very important on a device with limited physical RAM and no virtual memory paging file. Applications for Windows Mobile devices must be ready to free memory when they receive the Windows Embedded CE WM_HIBERNATE messages.
- Managing Variables, Stacks, and Heaps on Windows Mobile Devices
Examines important factors about how your application allocates memory to manage static and global variables, stacks, and heaps.
- Handling Low Memory States
Explains how Windows Mobile devices handle low memory situations.
- Handling Application Hibernation
Explains how Windows Mobile devices use application hibernation to free memory.
- Preventing Automatic Power Down
Describes how to prevent automatic power down.
- System Out of Memory Dialog Box
Provides information about how a Windows Mobile device responds to critically low memory states.
- Getting Memory Status and Processor Information
Explains how you can obtain information about the processor and memory characteristics of the device.
- How to: Determine Available Memory
Provides a code example showing how to get information about the amount of available program or storage memory on the device.
- How to: Suspend the Device
Provides a code example showing how to cause a device to suspend.
- How to: Program an Application for Windows Mobile Standard to Turn the Backlight On or Off
Provides a code example showing how to turn off and on the backlight.
- How to: Determine Battery Status
Provides a code example showing how to determine battery status on the device.