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.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Rating
(32)
Duration
3h 25m
Released
18 Dec 2012
Course authors

Gill Cleeren is a solution architect, author, and trainer in mobile and web technologies. He's also a Microsoft Regional Director and MVP. He lives in Tienen, Belgium.

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