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Metro, Metro Design, Windows 8, User Experience
Handles PLM states appropriately
To allow your users to switch across apps and feel like they never left your app, you must properly and efficiently handle the process life cycle management (PLM) events. At the highest level, you should:
Save transient state on suspend
Handle the resuming event, update the view if the content has changed since it was last visible to the user
Restore the transient state on launch event when the last known state was terminated
To learn more about PLM events, follow these guidelines for suspend and resume