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Phone and Media Element

  • If you start getting Error 3100s, then reboot the phone. The MediaElement has died.
  • MediaElement doesn't seem to like being on the stack more than once. Hence, be careful of doing anything that might call back into MediaElement. It doesn't always blow up...
  • MediaElement doesn't seem to like being attached to the visual tree when the view changes (hence the OnNavigatedFrom code to detach it). I took it a step further by getting rid of it entirely; that may not be required.
  • Do not submit data to MediaElement until after seeks are done (including the first seek triggered by the open media).
  • The phone has a web cache. I'm not sure exactly what the rules are, but it can make reloading live playlists fun. (A proxy server, fiddler, or Wireshark can be helpful here.)

Last edited May 10, 2013 at 3:48 PM by henric, version 2