You've probably heard about the extensive software downloads included with MSDN subscriptions, but did you know that as a subscriber you can also receive cloud services, training, and support benefits? This video provides an overview of some of the most popular benefits, including Microsoft Azure, Visual Studio Online, Pluralsight training, and technical support. You'll also learn the easiest way to find out about the benefits that come with your subscription, as well as how to activate your benefits.
With the introduction of Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 8.1, it is now possible to write truly native cross platform apps with Windows Universal apps. Get an introduction to building apps that run on the Windows Runtime, supported on both smartphone, tablet, desktop and everything in between. The talk will cover the following and more - What are the new development tools and features for Universal apps - Changes to application life cycle management - Cross platform synchronization - configure once - Geofencing and geolocation based notifications - Publish one app to both the Windows and Windows Phone stores This is the first step towards native apps running across the Microsoft ecosystem, including phone, desktop and Xbox.
В докладе будет рассмотрен новый компонент Azure - Azure Resource Manager, который позволяет представить приложение как единое целое, а не как набор разрозненных служб и компонентов. Кроме того, Azure Resource Manager позволяет тегировать ресурсы и выполнять автоматическое развертывание приложение в среду разработки или тестирования, а также берет на себе задачи по отслеживанию зависимостей настроек и ресурсов в этих средах.
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.