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Building Apps for Windows Phone 8 Jump Start: (05) Windows Phone 8 Application Lifecycle

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During this session, Andy Wigley and Rob Tiffany focus on key concepts like the Windows Phone 8 program lifecycle (Launching and Closing, Deactivating and Activating, Dormant and Tombstoned applications and the Simulation Dashboard). Next, they discuss Idle Detection on Windows Phone and Detecting Obscured events, Fast Application Resume, Lifecycle design, and Page Navigation and the Back Stack.

  • [02:05] - Windows Phone 8 program lifecycle
  • [07:35] - App deactivation and reactivation
  • [14:30] - Fast application switching
  • [24:30] - States and tombstones
  • [38:57] - Fast application resume

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  • Gerardo Melendrezpayini Gerardo Melendrez

    Great video guys. Thank you.

  • Hoang LeHoang Le

    Great video, i'm try...

  • Ms CocoMs Coco

    Very important information are included in this post. So meany meany thanks, carry on

  • hello there, where can i find the samples you are using? 

    as a beginner i am not exactly sure what these sessions are about. I find it a bit hard to follow.

    is it about learning how to code for WP
    or just listing the features of WP along with general tips? 

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