CHAPTER 6

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Application Lifecycle

This chapter explains the Windows Phone 8 application lifecycle, why the lifecycle is critical, and what you need to do in your applications to work in concert with the lifecycle, including:

  • An overview of the application lifecycle, why the lifecycle is structured as it is, key terminology, and the basic flow of events and states in the lifecycle.
  • When and where to save and restore your application’s state.
  • When and where to save and restore your page’s state.
  • How to use temporary and permanent storage mechanisms.

Understanding the Application Lifecycle

The application’s lifecycle is the set of states that the ...

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