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Exam Ref 70-485: Advanced Windows Store App Development Using C# by Roberto Brunetti and Vanni Boncinelli

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Chapter 1. Develop Windows Store apps

In this chapter, you learn how to create background tasks and implement the appropriate interfaces for a Windows Store app. You also find out how to consume them using timing and system triggers, request lock screen access, and create download and upload operations using the BackgroundTransfer class. The last part of the chapter is dedicated to creating and consuming WinMD components.

Objectives in this chapter:

Objective 1.1: Create background tasks

Windows 8 changes the way applications run. Windows Store application life-cycle management of the Windows Runtime (WinRT) is different ...

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