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.
Learn how companies can publish their line-of-business apps for deployment to Windows and Windows Phone, and then manage the lifecycles of those apps. The two platforms haven’t yet converged on a single mechanism for doing this, and this session helps you navigate the differences. This session provides overviews of each platform as well as what’s new for 8.1, including policy allowing only certain apps to run on Windows Phone, the ability to remotely install and uninstall apps from a Windows Phone, changes to line-of-business app deployment in Windows 8.1 Update, and more. Also, see how MDM vendors such as Windows Intune choose to abstract many of the differences and service both platforms in a unified way.