Mango Jump Start (06): Windows Phone Multi-tasking & Background Tasks
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Microsoft MVPs Rob Miles and Andy Wigley are back! The "Building Applications for Windows Phone "Mango" Jump Start" was hosted by Microsoft Learning as a follow-up to last year's Windows Phone 7 Jump Start sessions. Mobile application developers rave about the fast-paced, demo-rich, real-world and often-times humorous approach Rob and Andy use to deliver this timely content. Now that "Mango" has made such a huge splash in the industry, we've asked them to put together another great course.
This course is specially tailored for developers looking to build cool applications and games for the new Windows Phone Mango Platform.
In module six, Rob leads a valuable session on multi-tasking and background tasks. After starting off with some essential information on Windows Phone Task Management, Rob shows options for multi-tasking with Background Agents, how to create tasks in Visual Studio, File Transfer tasks, Background Notifications and background music playback tasks.