Using the new tools included in the Windows Phone 8.1 SDK, it is easier than ever to create apps that share most of their code. Code can be shared using the new shared app template in Visual Studio, as well as by creating Portable Class Libraries. This session walks through the development of a shared app, showing you where code can be shared and where it still makes sense to implement platform-specific features.
Many businesses are finding they need new versions of their trusty LOB apps for their increasingly mobile workforce. However, these businesses also want to leverage the existing investments they have made to date. In this session, learn about changes in Windows 8.1 Update to allow businesses to build new mobile LOB applications without having to re-write their entire app from scratch.
Windows Azure Mobile Services supplies a scalable and secure cloud backend for your Windows Store, Windows Phone, iOS and Android apps. Use Mobile Services to structure storage, authenticate users, send push notifications and add custom logic. In this video we'll walk you through how to add a connected backend to your Windows Store App and send push notifications to your users.