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Microsoft.Phone Namespace

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

This namespace contains classes for picture decoding and the background agent.

Public classBackgroundAgentThis is the base class for ScheduledTaskAgent, AudioPlayerAgent, and AudioStreamingAgent. For more information about background audio agents, see Microsoft.Phone.BackgroundAudio. For information about Scheduled Tasks, see Background agents for Windows Phone 8.
Public classPictureDecoderDecodes a JPEG file into a WriteableBitmap object.

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