Windows 8 extends the security and isolation capabilities of Windows to help build a far more trusted application experience. In this session, get a review of the Windows features that have been evolving since Windows Vista, and culminating in a whole new level of application isolation in Windows 8 Applications.
Take a lightning tour of the many connectivity options for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 Store Apps. There are more than ever before: HTTP networking APIs, NFC and Bluetooth including ‘tap to connect’ and WebApi REST services are just the tip of the iceberg. See how to build apps that work with DataSense 2.0. Store settings and data in Microsoft OneDrive. Share state between a Windows Phone 8.1 app and the Windows 8.1 version of your app. See some practical demos, such as how to implement compression with HTTP networking and how you can handle credentials when accessing services that require user authentication. We’ll also take a quick look at building a mobile back end with Microsoft Azure Mobile Services and connecting with it from your app.
We are excited to share the new, Microsoft Azure Portal Preview – reimagined, redesigned, and remade for you. Join us for this journey into the future of DevOps, integrating Visual Studio Online and Azure into a single, seamless experience that allows you to get real work done fast. We look at how to connect your source code to Azure for continuous deployment, managing your builds and tests, tracking work items, and monitoring the health of your deployed application with rich insights, all inside the new Azure Portal Preview. Join us in our session and hear about the future of this new platform.