This talk will discuss our goals and experiences whilst migrating to Azure cloud services. I will present the requirements and high level architecture of our services and also describe how we used Azure to realize our goals. The other main topics of this talk are the practical problems and solutions we faced while migrating to Azure.
Windows and Windows Phone have a converged Live Tiles platform and development model. In Windows Phone 8.1 you’ll be able to do great new things with the Tiles Platform and this session is targeted at helping you understand several critical tiles topics. We talk about our converged WNS push platform and about migrating your tiles from a Windows Phone 8.0 app to a Windows Phone 8.1 app and how to best take advantage of the new Tile Templates and scenarios available to you using the converged model on Windows Phone 8.1.