With the recent acquisition of Xamarin by Microsoft. I will be looking at what Xamarin is and why you will want to use it to leverage your dev teams c# write cross platform apps for not only Windows devices but Android and iOs as well. I will be passing on the experience I have gained from leading the team at appXib where we have developed many sophisticated business apps in Xamarin. Since the acquisition of Xamarin by Microsoft Scott Guthrie made a lot of announcements at Build and I will recap these – particularly some of the exciting announcements around cost. This is a DevOps day so I will be looking at the full developer lifestyle through Develop, Test, Build, Deploy and monitor. I will have recently returned from Xamarin's Evolve event where there have been some fantastic announcements which will really enhance this DevOps experience and some enhancements which may make you rethink how you approach certain aspects. From prototyping and architecting Xamarin's new Workbooks, developing Xamarin Studio and Visual Studio integration, User Interface testing with TestCloud through deployment and analysis with Hockeyapp all continuously integrated in VSTS this session will overview them all and hopefully, if the demo gods are kind, I will show it working as well.
In this demo-packed session, we'll walk through building your first .NET controlled LEGO Mindstorm using Windows Phone. You'll learn about the LEGO EV3 API, how to control motors and read sensor data, and how to batch commands to the robot. Once we have a working, drivable robot, we'll switch to cloud-enabling the robot so that you can drive the robot remotely via a Web site hosted in Microsoft Azure.
Office is one of the top requested applications to be virtualized on Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) 5.0, and if you're unfamiliar with it, this can be tricky. In this 300-level session, join the App-V team as they walk you through everything you need to successfully virtualize and deploy Office 2013 in your customer's environments. Learn about supported configurations, creating, deploying, and managing Office in the APP-V environment.