Windows Phone 8.1 introduces new mechanisms to allow applications to execute while not in the foreground. A converged Triggers and Background Tasks implementation allows tasks to launch on time, location, push, Bluetooth and system events. Learn how new resource policies affect how and when your application runs in the background and how to use these new feature from Windows XAML and Microsoft Silverlight 8.1 applications.
The keynote will highlight some of the latest innovations and announcements from Microsoft Azure, Windows and Office 365 and Microsoft's continuing support for cross platform development and open source software. Through a series of demos and best practice sharing John Shewchuk will describe how you can transition your company in a cloud first, mobile first world.
Come hear more about Microsoft’s approach to design: why it is evolving and how developers can benefit. Partner Director of Design Albert Shum will discuss high-level design influences in Windows 10 as well as our rich set of Microsoft experiences that empower developers. The talk will be followed by a Q&A with executives Jeff Fong, Karen Kesler, Jonathan Wiedemann, and Jeff Arnold.