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.
Graphically intensive user interfaces are growing increasingly more common in modern apps, and on the Windows platform, DirectX is a key enabler for this trend. Whether you use DirectX to create an interactive UI for a Windows Store app or to build a 3D game, having the right tools will make your job easier. In this video, we take a tour of what’s new in Visual Studio 2013 for building DirectX apps, including refreshed project templates, samples and feature additions to Graphics Diagnostics.
Lync Server 2013 allows you to deploy Lync in hybrid deployment in which some users are homed on-premises and some users are homed online sharing the same domain. This session will provide an overview of Lync Hybrid and discuss why you may need to deploy it. This session will also provide a deep dive and discuss some details on requirements and configuration steps for setting up Lync Hybrid.