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Building Apps for Windows Phone 8.1: (11) Background Tasks and Multitasking

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Learn how to run code in the background.

  • [05:11] - Multitasking on Windows Phone
  • [08:53] - Windows Phone 8.1 Background Tasks
  • [20:50] - Requesting background task access
  • [28:58] - Example: push notification trigger
  • [31:00] - Resource constraints

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