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Windows® Phone 8 Unleashed by Daniel Vaughan

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Background Agent Recap

In Chapter 32, “Conducting Background Activities with Scheduled Actions,” you learned that Windows Phone supports the following three types of BackgroundAgents:

Image ScheduledTaskAgent

Image AudioPlayerAgent

Image AudioStreamingAgent

Background agents are classes invoked by the OS at certain times to carry out activities in the background (from another process) while your app may not be running in the foreground.

This chapter examines the ...

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