Windows applications can run on phones, tablets, PCs and beyond. Designing and building your application to take advantage of different screen sizes and resolutions is critical to making beautiful, engaging applications that your customers will love across all their devices.
Most mobile apps require the ability to store data locally on a device to deal with the realities of a disconnected world where a ubiquitous wireless data network is non-existent. While many consumer apps can save light amounts of data as small files, the data requirements of mobile line-of-business apps is much greater. With Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 8.1, and using MSOpenTech’s new portable wrapper for the embedded database, SQLite, C# and Visual Basic developers can build structured data storage into their apps. Join Rob as he walks you through creating local databases and tables and shows you how to work with offline data. We also take a quick look at the new local data sync capability in Microsoft Azure Mobile Services which uses SQLite for local data storage.
With the upcoming release of Windows 10, there will new and updated ways to deploy Windows. In this session, we’ll review new recommendations for upgrading existing devices using a simple in-place upgrade process, provisioning tools for transforming new devices into ones ready for enterprise use, as well as updates to traditional deployment tools and techniques (ADK and beyond). We’ll also talk about application compatibility, hardware requirements, and other common deployment questions.