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.
Much has been made of the open-source approach to developing the latest version of the .NET framework and tools. What does that mean for me and my organization? Can I really use these tools without some licensing gotcha? We'll review the licensing details in terms so that mere mortals can understand them. We'll then turn it around and show you how you can get involved with .NET by contributing to an existing project or even starting your own. Microsoft's Maria Naggaga and Jeff Fritz will break down everything you need to know to use and contribute to the new .NET ecosystem.