IP address configuration, domain join, computer rename, firewall configuration, network configuration testing, role and feature install, virtual machine creation. There are a large number of everyday tasks that server administrators still do with the GUI out of habit, even though there are faster ways to accomplish the same things in PowerShell. In this session we'll show you a number of single line PowerShell commands that you can use to replace systems administration tasks that you still perform using the GUI because you've been doing it that way since the days of Windows NT.
Visual Studio Community 2013 is a new, full-featured, and FREE addition to the Visual Studio product lineup. View demos that highlight multi-device apps across Windows, Android, and iOS, and that show how Visual Studio Community can be extended to support additional languages like Python. Join Scott Hanselman, Dmitry Lyalin and members of the product team to see how this community edition includes capabilities that are perfect for individual developers, students, open source contributors, and small teams.
Learn how ASP.NET Web API, Visual Studio and Mobile Services come together as a great way to build, run, debug, and host your APIs. Learn how the new .NET support in Mobile Services augments your Web API with mobile capabilities such as auth, offline connectivity, and push notifications. Hear how Mobile Services provides turn-key access to heterogeneous data sources, whether it is SQL or Table Storage, or Mongo, whether it is in the cloud or on-prem. Publish your API, and Mobile Services will take the burden of managing and monitoring your API from your shoulders.
We live in a world of heterogeneous devices. In this session we’ll discuss the pros and cons of a number of strategies for producing cross-platform applications. Starting with HTML, moving through hybrid apps up to native apps, Mitch will explain the architectural patterns of each approach and explore the use-cases in which each approach is most appropriate. At the end of this session you’ll be much better equipped to decide on the best strategy for internal, B2B and B2C applications that need to be available to the entire audience, regardless of the device they use.