Windows 8.1 includes thousands of new APIs for app developers, from new UI controls to new ways to interact with your devices. In this session, you’ll get an overview of what’s new for developers in Windows 8.1 and see some new and exciting app and coding demos.
Active Directory has been at the heart of our IT systems for more than a dozen years, but our systems have evolved significantly over that time. This session focusses on updates to Active Directory including platform, deployment, virtualisation, authentication, and management, with a special spotlight on Dynamic Access Control. DAC leverages a more robust ACL model, centralized authorization/auditing policy, AD claims, and data classification, and addresses the problem of token bloat.
If you are building a Windows driver for your device this talk is for you. We will talk about innovations in driver development. This talk highlights the new user mode driver framework (UMDF 2.0) that is now unified with the KMDF model. This new model lets you start your development in user mode and easily transition to kernel mode (KMDF) if needed. We will talk about new WDF features. At the end of this talk, the audience will have an understanding of exciting new features for driver developers.