Xamarin has 5 years of history, but it's just part of 15 years of history of the Mono Project, which has been often collaborating with Microsoft. [Atsushi] explains how it had risen from ground zero to become part of Microsoft now.
ASP.NET App Suspend is a feature of Windows Server 2012 R2 and the .NET Framework 4.5.1 that brings a mobile app “tombstoning”-style feature to ASP.NET Web sites. App Suspend enables developers to use shared hosting services with the experience of dedicated hosting, by making much better use of existing server hardware. In this video, we’ll show you how to configure Internet Information Server (IIS) to enable the ASP.NET App Suspend feature for a site and demonstrate the before-and-after results. After viewing this video, you’ll see why App Suspend is a big step forward in the ASP.NET application user experience.
The decisions you make during the design phase of an Azure solution tend to stick with you as you gain momentum delivering features. If you have a green field application, you have the luxury of weighing those decisions up front. If you are brown field - understanding the choices may help you lead to a migration path that creates efficiencies for you later on. In this session, Michele will explore decisions related to the various PaaS and IaaS features of the platform. Why would you choose a Web App over Virtual Machines? Do you need API management? When is SQL Server or Azure SQL Database appropriate? Should you use Web Jobs or Worker Roles for async and scheduled tasks? How do you choose between Service Bus queues, topics or event hubs? Is Azure AD the right fit for your identity requirements? All this in just one session - you may need a coffee first!