Monday, July 8, 2013

Reusing Your Web Development Skills in Windows Store Apps

Two years ago at the first build Microsoft promised that web developers could build Windows Store Apps with HTML5, CSS3 & JavaScript and they have delivered. Today, web developers can reuse the skills they already have to build native Windows Store applications. In this session, we will build a Windows Store app that leverages jQuery and see how jQuery can also be leveraged with support from some other front-end libraries, such as KnockoutJS and RequireJS



Visual Studio 2013 for Web Developers: Deep Dive

The new version of Visual Studio introduces a series of new and exciting features for web developers. Join Mads as he takes you through a deep dive filled with demos, insights and background – including a brand new surprise feature called ‘Artery’.

Create Fast and Fluid Interfaces with HTML and JavaScript

Learn the best coding practices for maximizing the performance of your Windows Store app using HTML and JavaScript, including startup time, working set, and user-interface responsiveness. Learn tips and tricks for coding with the Windows Library for JavaScript (WinJS), using features like ListView, Binding.Template, and Scheduler, plus the underlying HTML framework, to make your app truly fast and fluid. Real-world examples will come from the experience of writing the Mail app and others.


New F12 Developer Tools in IE

The revamped Developer Tools in Internet Explorer 11, along with Visual Studio 12, help you quickly build and debug web apps. Learn how to use these powerful new tools to debug functional and visual issues in today’s web apps.

Improving Developer Productivity and Software Quality With Visual Studio Application Lifecycle Tools

Visual Studio is helping developers conquer complexity and deliver high quality software more frequently. Recent improvements to Visual Studio increase focus, quality, and the situational awareness. Features like Code Map are fundamentally changing the way developers see code, resulting in quicker understanding in complex codebases and faster throughput for teams. Enhancements to Test Explorer enable efficient and effective test-driven practices, driving better design and quality. Integrated Code Review ensures understanding is shared, helping everyone learn and improve together.

What’s New in ASP.NET and Visual Studio 2013

It keeps getting better. Join Hanselman for an update on all the webby goodness coming in the next version of Visual Studio. We’ve got a new ASP.NET dialog, amazing CSS3 support, new scaffolding engine and an amazing new surprise code-named “Artery.” We’ll cover ASP.NET MVC 5, Web API 2, Web Forms, SignalR 2, and also learn about OWIN, ASP.NET identity improvements and much more!