Most mobile apps require the ability to store data locally on a device to deal with the realities of a disconnected world where a ubiquitous wireless data network is non-existent. While many consumer apps can save light amounts of data as small files, the data requirements of mobile line-of-business apps is much greater. With Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 8.1, and using MSOpenTech’s new portable wrapper for the embedded database, SQLite, C# and Visual Basic developers can build structured data storage into their apps. Join Rob as he walks you through creating local databases and tables and shows you how to work with offline data. We also take a quick look at the new local data sync capability in Microsoft Azure Mobile Services which uses SQLite for local data storage.
National Instruments delivers modern user experience and extends to new audiences with .NET at the core. To improve the productivity of the engineers and scientists who use its technology, National Instruments wanted to modernize its LabVIEW software. The company decided that an update was required to manage the demands for advanced analytics, an impactful user interface, and mobility as well as deliver the platform to new audiences. Using the .NET framework and the latest Microsoft developer tools, National Instruments delivered new capabilities with great performance while improving developer productivity.
Congressman Mike Rogers was involved in the operation that killed Osama bin Laden, the debate surrounding NSA-leaker Edward Snowden, and the search for Malaysia Air 370. As Intelligence Committee Chairman, he led efforts to combat malicious cyber-attacks and developed policies to combat cyber-espionage. Hear this leader discuss how we can ensure security in a time of varied threats.