Background Audio Agents
Windows Phone codenamed "Mango" makes it possible for applications to continue playing audio even while inactive. This lab will show you how to accomplish this by using the new Background Audio Player class in order to enhance the functionality of an existing music player application.
In the original Windows® Phone operating system, we could create a music player but the application was not able to continue playing music while inactive.
As we will see during this lab, with Windows® Phone Codenamed Mango, an application is able to continue playing audio even while inactive. To do this, we will use the new Background Audio Player class in Microsoft.Phone.BackgroundAudio namespace.
This lab shows how to use background audio in your application using the new Windows® Phone Codenamed Mango API, by developing a Music Player that can become inactive and continue playing music.
This lab will show you how to:
The following prerequisites will help you gain the most from this hands-on lab:
Estimated completion time
Completing this lab should take between 20 and 40 minutes.