Windows Phone 8.1 has brought hundreds of new features, enhancements, and functionality to the Windows Phone platform. In this session we will cover the big ticket items, and why they are significant game changes for mobile application development. And still there will be a lot to cover including: Geofencing, Bluetooth LE, Universal Apps, developer tool updates, HTML apps, Web Authentication Broker, CredentialLocker, background tasks and triggers, new enterprise features, and Cortana.
In this video, you'll learn about some of the differences between the Tools for Apache Cordova in Visual Studio 2013 and 2015 – changes intended to make it easier for you to collaborate with Mac developers and use Node-based tools like Grunt, Gulp, Bower, NPM and Ionic. Along the way, you'll also learn how the Tools for Apache Cordova are adopting many of the same innovations found in ASP.NET 5 including Intellisense for node packages, Light Bulbs, a file-based project system and others. Finally, we'll take a quick look at how to move your VS 2013 Cordova project to VS 2015 just by copying a few files.