Mobile app development has really exploded over the past few years. And with that, so have the number of options available to developers. Developers are looking for ways to maximize code reuse while being able to deploy to multiple platforms. In this session, David Totzke and Lori Lalonde talk about cross platform development, and the options available to developers - PhoneGap, Appcelerator's Titanium, Telerik's AppBuilder, Sencha Touch, and Xamarin, to name a few.
Version 6 of the Entity Framework (EF), .NET’s data access and object-relational layer, is included with Visual Studio 2013. Features such as async query/save, connection resiliency, command interception/logging, custom Code First conventions, code-based configuration and Code First stored procedure mapping make EF6 a significant upgrade. Watch this video to see new EF features in action.