Are you interested in learning how to efficiently store petabytes of data? Write a social app that scales to billions of users? Build messaging that scales in distributed applications? Build a Windows 8 Application that stores data? If yes then this session is for you. It will cover what, when and how to use...

The Windows Phone platform has always been about giving developers the ability to expose their apps to users in compelling contextually relevant ways. In WP8, we’re adding the Wallet, a new centralized hub for applications that provide users quick and easy access to financial services and loyalty programs. Come...

A fantastic new feature for developers in Windows Phone, is the ability to register your application to handle specific protocol schemes; this process will enable other applications to launch your application with parameters that denote specific behavior, much like our own launchers and choosers. Sean will go...

In this session, you learn more about the new standard features available in Internet Explorer 10, including grid layout, IndexedDB, and AppCache. We’ll use simple code examples to see these features in action in real-world websites and apps!

In this session, you learn more about the new standard features available in Internet Explorer 10, including grid layout, IndexedDB, and AppCache. We’ll use simple code examples to see these features in action in real-world websites and apps!

Windows Store apps provide new opportunities for enterprises to make line-of-business (LOB) apps that are complex yet user friendly, touch centric, fast, and fluid. Learn about LOB scenarios that are a great fit for Windows Store apps. Also, learn about the management, design, and development platform...

In this session, you will learn how the messaging capabilities of Windows Azure Service Bus can be used to interconnect services and apps running in the cloud and on-premises to create reliable, loosely-coupled, hybrid systems. In addition to providing a general introduction to Service Bus and covering recent...

This talk will give an update on recent progress and near-future directions for C++, both at Microsoft and across the industry, with some announcements of interest in both areas. The speaker is the lead language architect of Visual C++ and chair of the ISO C++ committee.

Learn how to create an app with versions for the Windows Store, Windows Phone, and other platforms, using the new Portable Class Libraries support in Visual Studio 2012 to share code between the different versions of the app. We will see how the Model-View-ViewModel pattern (MVVM) is ideally suited to sharing code...

Whether you’re building a new Website using ASP.NET or maintaining an existing one, you’ll leave this talk ready to use HTML5 & CSS3 on ASP.NET with Visual Studio. We’ll look at what HTML5 & CSS3 have to offer modern app developers and how you can use them with ASP.NET for rich Web apps both today and...