This developer friendly one hour session is packed with lots of inspiration, design principles and tips and tricks using Blend for Visual Studio. The session demos how you can boost your xaml, create simple and beautiful animations and how Blend can ease your work and management of your styles. Everything in this session applies both to Windows Phone and Windows Store development so join in and see why I prefer Blend over Visual Studio when creating most of my xaml code.
Objective: Learning how to build apps that look nice and support the Windows Platform.
Windows 8.1 enables you to add new location aware scenarios to your Windows Store Apps. Here you will find information and a walkthrough of the Windows Geolocation API additions, the Geofencing APIs, and the new location background task type. Come see these demonstrated using an example app - location based reminders.