Home > Sample chapters > Programming > HTML, JavaScript and web development

Introduction to Advanced Windows Store App Development using HTML5 and JavaScript

Chapter summary

  • Background tasks can run when the application is not in the foreground.

  • Background tasks can be triggered by system, maintenance, time, network, and user events.

  • A task can be executed based on multiple conditions.

  • Lengthy download and upload operations can be done using transfer classes.

  • The Windows Runtime lets applications written in different languages share functionality.