Windows 8 Background Processing and Lifecycle Management

Creating background tasks and handling state management in Windows 8 Store apps
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Creating background tasks and handling state management in Windows 8 Store apps
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This course explores the new way Windows 8 Store apps execute on a system, and the new challenges faced by developers. Topics covered include managing the state of the application and an exploration of the different types of background processing that are possible in Windows 8, including a look at how to perform downloads in the background, and how to create applications that are capable of playing audio while they're not in the foreground.

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Description
This course explores the new way Windows 8 Store apps execute on a system, and the new challenges faced by developers. Topics covered include managing the state of the application and an exploration of the different types of background processing that are possible in Windows 8, including a look at how to perform downloads in the background, and how to create applications that are capable of playing audio while they're not in the foreground.
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Course info
Level
Intermediate
Rating
(32)
Duration
3h 25m
Released
17 Dec 2012
Course authors

Gill Cleeren is an author, trainer and lead developer, focusing on XAML-based technologies. He's a Silverlight MVP and Microsoft Regional Director. He lives in Belgium.

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