Chapter 4. Application lifecycle management

After completing this chapter, you will be able to

  • Understand the application manifest settings.

  • Use the application manifest to modify application capability and appearance.

  • Deploy and test an application.

  • Understand the way Windows 8 manages the different running states of an application.

  • Respond to launching, activation, suspending, and resuming events.

  • Use the application data store to save data locally.

The preceding chapters showed how Microsoft Windows 8 provides a new user interface and a completely new user experience, while it offers a new set of application programming interfaces (APIs) called Windows Runtime APIs (WinRT) to interact with the operating system. You also developed a simple application ...

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