If you are a SysAdmin who already supports solutions on the Linux platform at scale, you are probably familiar with Chef and Puppet. Did you know they are also available in Azure for both Linux and Windows Machines? You can take your existing instructions and configurations and configure agents on your IaaS instances to point to your servers for deployment. Learn how to implement these amazing technologies for your Linux and Windows Azure hosted solutions.
Sensors are changing the way we live and how we experience the world around us as they become ubiquitous across all form factors: large screen, laptops, tablets, phones, wearables and IoT devices. This session provides an overview of the unified development story for sensors and the key investments in Windows 10. Topics include: Overview of the sensors support for Windows 10, New sensors support, New devices: Barometer, Long Range Proximity, and custom sensors, Composite sensors and activity tracking, Sensors driver architecture: Sensors Framework, driver models, DDSI surface and related WDK samples, and How to bring up your sensors on Windows: step-by step guide and tips, driver validation (HLK). Intended Audience: OEMs, ODMs, IDHs, IHVs, Peripheral Manufacturers, Driver Developers.
Visual Studio 2013 has been a small jump in version number from 2012, but don't be fooled – from your first time using it you discover it is the little things that make a big impact in your day-to-day development friction. In this session, Colin Bowern highlights the little changes from getting started to optimizing your app that make this a worthy upgrade for your tool chain, no matter the type of application you build.