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.
In 2014, the world saw an increased number of security breaches in high profile companies. We will take a look back at some of these cases, and why it's not only the high profile companies that were breached. Plus we will show you steps you can take to prevent yourself from being hacked in 2015. We will focus on "getting back to the basics" going into detail on why complete patch management means a safer year for any organization. Join us to learn how 3rd party patch management with System Center Configuration Manager and Secunia CSI can improve your security posture while simplifying and saving you vast amounts of time in patch creation and deployment.
After a great keynote introducing the IoT, Joao's presentations focused on takeaways relevant to Portuguese market and how an enthusiast can get started with IoT development. We leveraged the Windows 10 announcement to support Raspberry Pi2, and showed a quick Raspberry Pi2 demo showing what can be done today, with non-Microsoft OS and .NET technologies.