Integrate your next-generation Windows 10 game with Xbox Live for cloudpowered experiences like Hero Stats, Achievements, and Leaderboards that can be updated independently from your game code. Surface the most engaging player stats from your game directly on Windows 10 and build powerful companion experiences through the Real-Time Activity service. Get tips on common configuration pitfalls, Xbox Live policy considerations, and how to avoid common failures during Certification.
The modern world IT is often about bigger, faster cheaper. Although we still need to support and develop traditional solutions, the modern business places demands on IT which many organisations struggle to deliver. In this session Mike will talk about some real world examples where Microsoft Azure has been used to empower IT to deliver great solutions in the sprinter side of this 2 speed IT model. Mike will also show how Azure & Minecraft was used at a UK based university to demonstrate the art of the possible when adopting the cloud.
.NET Core is the re-envisioned version of .NET designed to meet the needs of modern application patterns and development workflows. In this session we'll discuss the motivations behind creating .NET Core and look at how it extends the reach of .NET and .NET application beyond Windows to Linux and Mac.