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Windows 8 Background Processing and Lifecycle Management

by Gill Cleeren

Creating background tasks and handling state management in Windows 8 Store apps

What you'll learn

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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About the author

Gill Cleeren is a Microsoft Regional Director, MVP and Pluralsight author. Gill is the CTO of Xebia Microsoft Services Belgium and focuses on web and mobile architecture. He's also a frequent speaker at many international conferences. Gill also founded Techorama, the biggest IT conference in Belgium and the Netherlands.

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