Visual Studio Live! – Orlando

Posted September 17, 2013 1:33 PM Categories: Hardware | VSLive Orlando | Windows 8.1

Update: Make that 3 sessions!

imageI will be presenting 3 sessions at Visual Studio Live! in Orlando this November 18-22.  The conference is a full 5 day event and there’s still time to register and save some cash!  For this event, I’ll be presenting:

VST01 What's New in Windows 8.1 for Developers
Date:
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Time: 9:30 am – 10:45 am
Level: Introductory

Windows 8.1 contains thousands of new APIs which can make your application even better. In this session, you will get an overview of what’s new to developers in Windows 8.1, and how to use these features to make your apps even better. From new XAML controls to PDF support to text-to-speech, you won’t want to miss this session if you’re a Windows 8 developer!

VST05 Controlling Hardware using Windows 8.1
Date:
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 
Time: 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Level: Introductory

Windows 8.1 allows developers to communicate with a variety of devices through several interfaces. In this session, we will look at how to talk to hardware connected via USB and Bluetooth, as well as some of the new APIs which allow Windows 8.1 to talk to Point of Sale (POS) devices, scanners, and even 3D printers using real examples with real hardware!

VST09 Building Your First Windows Phone 8 Application 
Date:
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 
Time: 2:00pm – 3:15 pm
Level: Introductory

Expand your mobile horizons with Windows Phone 8! Developing applications for the phone is extremely similar to building a XAML application for the desktop. In this session, I will demonstrate the fundamentals of Windows Phone development while building a very simple application which covers all of the important points of the new platform’s architecture, including the developer tools and device emulator and touch input.

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