WinJS offers a very flexible and productive programming model for UI. C++ offers the most power and flexibility when it comes to developing Windows Runtime components. Put WinJS and C++ together and you have a highly productive toolset to build engaging applications for Windows, Windows Phone, and Xbox One. In this session, the speaker will take you through the steps to run the same code on all three platforms. Attend this session to learn how to build a flexible UI that is easily adaptable to the 1ft, 2ft, and 10ft user experience.
Noah will provide an overview of storage in Windows Azure, including how to store, access, manage, and secure data in Azure. Noah will talk about how to use Windows Azure Storage in traditional applications as well as how to design applications using "cloud thinking".
Speaker: Noah Benedict Managing Consultant, Catapult Systems
Building an SDK and Visual Studio extension used by developers is no easy task, but using tools provided by Microsoft and other third parties makes it significantly easier. Join Wade Wegner, Technical Evangelist for salesforce.com, as he explains how he built the Salesforce Toolkits for .NET. In this session, learn about Dev/CI environments, NuGet packaging, targeting multiple platforms using the Portable Class Libraries, the Async and Await asynchronous design pattern, dynamics, and much more. This talk is heavy in code and examples, so come on in and join us!
Windows 8.1 provides new APIs geared to high-performance list scenarios in XAML apps. In this video, Tim Heuer will provide an overview of the APIs and explain how the platform and Visual Studio tooling teams worked together to build productivity on top of the APIs. Tim will also show a demonstration of several highly-requested features now available in Windows 8.1.