Microsoft has been quietly revamping it's build system with the goal of making it genuinely cross platform and much, much easier to work with. The results are pretty amazing. In this session we'll be taking a look at these changes and how you can use them to greatly improve the way you put together and customise your build system. Apart from building .NET code, we'll also show you how to build Java code, how you can integrate with tools like SonarQube and what you would need to do of you want to create your own custom build tasks for those times where you want to do something a little, ahem, unusual.
Come to this session to learn about new features in SQL Server 2014 geared towards private and hybrid cloud. This session is demo-heavy and you will walk away with great understanding on how the product team bake cloud features directly into SQL Server 2014.
ID@Xbox is Microsoft's self-publishing program for independent developers on Xbox. This talk will give developers an overview of how the ID program will work in the future, as well as provide guidance on the opportunities for independent developers across the Microsoft ecosystem.