The new Universal Application project promises to reduce the amount of code you need to write, but does it reduce the amount of design work you have to do? In this demo-heavy session, XAML guru Nick Randolph explores the tooling available in Blend and the patterns you’d use to produce stunning Universal Applications with a minimum amount of work.
Join the Windows Server and Microsoft System Center product teams once again as we take a deeper dive into the automation specifics related to tenant provisioning in the Azure Pack solution. In this session we explore the functionality and examine each Service Management Automation (SMA) Runbook. If you haven't seen SMA in action yet, this is a must-see session and a great way to get started. Session includes links to free downloadable content of the demo and example solution (from post found at http://aka.ms/IntroToSMA).
Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 have a converged push notifications platform and development model. In this talk we dive into great new things with the Tiles, Toast and background push notifications that can you can incorporate in your apps. We walk through some best practices and work through sample code on how you can use push notifications in your apps.