Windows Phone 8 Background Agents

| January 13, 2013 | 2 Comments

Andy Wigely and I cover concepts during this video that will help ensure your apps have the best possible performance and battery life for the phone user.

Topics such as Windows Phone task management, multi-tasking with background agents, updating tiles from a background agent, creating tasks in Visual Studio, File transfer tasks, and Background notifications are covered.

Be sure to check out previous Jump Start videos from Andy and me:

- Rob

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Category: Windows Phone 8

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A mobile strategist and cloud architect at Microsoft, Rob has spent his career as an entrepreneur, advisor, teacher, developer, speaker, and author of bestselling books on mobile and wireless technologies. A pioneer of the smartphone revolution, he drove the development of the mobile app ecosystem from its earliest days and co-founded the world’s first cloud-based mobile device management company.