Category Archives: App Development

Microsoft Connect 2015 Recap

Have you caught up with all the news from Microsoft’s Connect() 2015 online conference?

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Read all the details here:

TL;DR below…

  • Visual Studio Code beta release, Added extensibility support, open source project
  • .NET Core 5 RC and ASP.NET 5 RC with Go-Live license, can start using it in production
  • Visual Studio Online is now Visual Studio Team Services, agile team collaboration and DevOps
  • Visual Studio Dev Essentials, priority forum support, Pluralsight, Wintellect,, Xamarin, (Azure early 2016)
  • Visual Studio cloud subscriptions
    • Monthly subscriptions include the VS Pro or Enterprise IDE, access to VSTS
    • Annual subscriptions includes technical support incidents, Azure credits, etc
  • Visual Studio Marketplace, central place to find, acquire, install extensions for all editions of Visual Studio
  • VS 2015 Update 1 and TFS 2015 Update 1, will both happen on November 30th.
  • Xamarin 4 support. end-to-end solution to build, test, monitor native mobile apps with VS2015 Update 1
  • iOS Build with MacinCloud on VSTS, currently in preview at $30/month per agent with no limits on build hours

Additional Announcements

There are also more than 70 on-demand videos with additional details on:

Enjoy! :)

Cross-Platform Apps/Games with Azure

Here is the material for “Cross-Platform Apps/Games with Azure”, delivered at my Reston meetup group on Thu Nov 12, 2015.

Slideshare: http://www.slideshare.net/shahedC3000/crossplatform-appsgames-with-azure

Download PPTX: http://wakeupandcode.com/public_downloads/ms-AzureMobileAppsGames-ShahedChowdhuri-20151112.pptx

Azure portal links:

BizSpark, MSDN Benefits, AzurePass:

Azure App Service (Web, Mobile, Logic, API):

 

 

Deeper into Windows 10 Development

This presentation “Deeper into Windows 10 Development” was delivered at the Capital Area .NET Users Group meeting on Thu 7/23. This was a follow-up to a Windows 10 Overview from Brian Noyes (MVP/RD) in June.

The presentation material was adopted from the Microsoft Virtual Academy course on Windows 10 app development, hosted by Jerry Nixon and Andy Wigley.

 

What’s Next?

GitHub:

Build 2015:

 

Publishing on Windows 8 & 10 and Xbox One

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This presentation “Publishing on Windows 8 & 10 and Xbox One” was delivered at my monthly meetup in Reston, during the 6/25 Dev Showcase event.

 

 

Philly Code Camp 2015

Presentation Material for Philly Code Camp 2015

1. Capturing Your Audience with Kinect (featuring Speech Bubbles)

2. Azure Mobile Services (+ Universal Apps)