Windows Azure enables you to develop and test applications faster, at reduced cost, and with the flexibility to deploy in the cloud or on-premises. Visual Studio 2013 is the best IDE for cloud development and test – and enables powerful scenarios including running Visual Studio in Azure hosted Virtual Machines, and the ability to manage cloud resources right from the IDE. In this video we'll review in detail what Windows Azure offers for MSDN Subscribers, how to take advantage of pre-configured virtual machines, and go through demos such as how to use PowerShell to setup and later clean-up a Windows Azure test environment.
Most of us want to make money. Developers are no exception. Windows Phone provides a uniform infrastructure for publishing your apps to every Windows Phone user. In Windows Phone 8, we added several new options to increase your ability to make money. In this session, we discuss these in depth.
In Windows 8 and Windows 8.1, the gesture recognizer makes it easy to incorporate the touch language into your app. But what do you do when you need to go above and beyond the built-in gesture set? From this talk you’ll learn how to expand on the touch language to personalize gestures for your unique scenarios. We’ll show you how to: use the Windows Runtime gesture recognizer APIs; build custom effects by overriding elements of a dynamic gesture; Create gestures that integrate well with the touch language and the principles of gesture targeting; and ensure that your gestures are highly responsive by using SwapChainPanel and ICoreInput APIs.