In an increasingly connected world, the "New Normal" is for applications to integrate with one or more cloud services. Whether you are creating web applications or native client applications, Visual Studio makes it easier to discover and consume these services in your existing applications. This video provides an overview of the options for connecting to services in Visual Studio and walkthrough the experience of connecting an existing application to a service.
Scott Hanselman spent some time talking to Maria Naggaga, a Microsoft Evangelist that works with students. Her perspective on getting starting with web development and working with students is very refreshing.
This talk is especially for you if your business has membership cards, coupons, tickets or deals. We’ll be talking about new features for the Wallet that make it easy to get your content onto Windows Phone, even if you don’t have an app. There are new branding opportunities, support for relevant card alerts at the right time and place as well as ability to keep the card current through updates from the cloud. There is an end-to-end experience around travel, from buying a ticket, to checking-in, to getting the boarding pass. Wallet has added cross-platform capabilities such as support for iOS Passes and travel-specific actions in Gmail. There is a new tool you can use to create wallet cards quickly. Come see how you can use our lightweight platform to engage your customers on the next release of Windows Phone. Note: NFC functionality has been decoupled so that apps can now support NFC payments inside their own experiences. It will not be covered in this talk.
So trying to embrace the new modern web standards may become a daunting task, specially on more legacy websites built to specific versions of Internet Explorer. However, we may implement some changes that may result in a much interoperable website to all modern browsers running on different devices and platforms. For that, we present VorlonJS, a tool that may be used to debug mobile web experiences and look at standards. We're having a deep dive on the tool!