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Exam Ref 70-484: Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using C# by Indrajit Chakrabarty

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Objective 1.4: Design and implement Process Lifetime Management (PLM)

One of the key features of Windows Store apps is their fast and fluid behavior. The user has the ability to switch between multiple Windows Store apps. At any time, the focus is on a single application that occupies the full screen. (Apps in a snapped state are considered to be in the foreground.) A Windows Store app is running only when it is visible on the user’s screen. At all other times, it is either suspended or not running. It is the application’s responsibility to preserve its state, such as the scroll position in a page, when it is suspended and use this information when it is resumed. Process Lifetime Management (PLM) is the mechanism of managing the state of Windows ...

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