Non expiring admin accounts, over privileged accounts, personal Hotmail.com accounts used as the administrator account for the company’s Azure subscription, everything in the same resource group, the same service account credentials used for every service in the organization, disabled firewalls and help desk technicians with domain admin accounts. The first step to solving a problem is admitting that you have one. In this session I will discuss 30 Windows Server and Cloud Administrator terrible, bad, and just plain lazy habits, the steps you can take to determine if they are present in your environment, and what you can do to get over them.
In April at Build 2014, Microsoft unveiled universal Windows apps, a new approach that enables developers to maximize their ability to deliver outstanding application experiences across Windows PCs, laptops, tablets, and Windows Phones. This means it's now easier than ever to create apps that share most of their code. Code can be shared using the new shared app templates, as well as by creating Portable class libraries. This session will walk through the development of a shared app and will discuss where it still makes sense to implement platform specific features.