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.
To find out more information about cross device development with Visual Studio, check out this whitepaper on building mobile apps with Microsoft tools and resources, leveraging the Azure platform.
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.
The new release of Windows Phone and Windows 8.1 dramatically expands the ways in which developers can build applications and games, by adding several new programming models, and also expanding the application model to support a broader set of developer scenarios. We explore these in depth and give you the information you need to get started building applications that leverage these features today.