Developing software solutions that work across several devices and platforms is becoming increasingly important. With that in mind, Visual Studio 2015 attempts to streamline sharing code across platforms in a number of ways. This video provides an overview Visual Studio 2015's new shared project type and how you can use it to share code across platforms. The video also briefly covers portable code libraries (PCLs) and shares best practices for choosing a code sharing strategy.
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National Instruments delivers modern user experience and extends to new audiences with .NET at the core. To improve the productivity of the engineers and scientists who use its technology, National Instruments wanted to modernize its LabVIEW software. The company decided that an update was required to manage the demands for advanced analytics, an impactful user interface, and mobility as well as deliver the platform to new audiences. Using the .NET framework and the latest Microsoft developer tools, National Instruments delivered new capabilities with great performance while improving developer productivity.