Understanding the Life Cycles of Your Task
In software, the term life cycle means several things, including the methodology of how you approach the software development process. But, in this chapter, life cycle has a much more practical meaning. Simply, it's the series of events that occur when your task is installed, opened and shown, and run.
Each of these life cycle phases accesses a different set of properties and methods and usually in a predictable sequence. Here are the three phases: