Developer’s Guide to Windows 10: Live on 12th & 13th August


Windows 10 represents a drastic shift in approach to operating systems… one that makes developer’s lives radically more easy. The biggest thing Microsoft’s done here is made it easier than ever for developers to build outstanding end user experiences tailored to a wide array of device types, from the smallest, wildly affordable, memory constrained Lumia phone to the new 84″ Surface Hub.

Join developer experts Andy Wigley and Shen Chouhan as they give you a live, two day tour of the Windows 10 developer platform. You’ll leave fully prepared to build an outstanding app on Windows 10. Please note that all times below are adjusted to Pakistan Time.

The Universal Windows Platform

Day 1 August 12, 2015 (8:00PM to 9:00PM)

Take a look at how Windows 10 brings a single platform experience to many different devices and how Windows tooling and .NET Native provide developers with a great opportunity to create amazing apps.

XAML Controls in UWP

Day 1 August 12, 2015 (9:00PM to 10:00PM)

Investigate how XAML controls are used in a UWP app to accomplish your Windows 10 design considerations, including the new RelativePanel and SpliView controls.

Windowing and in-App navigation

Day 1 August 12, 2015 (10:00PM to 10:30PM)

See how windowing and resizing can be applied to your app layout. Explore some of the options for in-app navigation and how you can make this work beautifully across Windows 10 devices.

Adaptive UI

Day 1 August 12, 2015 (10:30PM to 11:30PM)

Learn design principles for Windows 10, and how Windows makes design easier for developers with adaptive controls. See how to approach designing your own UWP apps. Build an adaptive UI using View States, Adaptive Triggers, and more.

Adaptive Code                           

Day 1 August 13, 2015 (12:30AM to 01:00AM)

Dig deeper into the code that supports the ability of UWP apps to run on any Windows 10 device and to provide a great user experience. Look at the Platform Extension SDKs and then move to adaptive code.

Improvements to XAML data binding

Day 1 August 13, 2015 (01:00AM to 02:00AM)

Explore data binding within a XAML-based UWP app, starting out with basic data binding and then looking into some new features and techniques, like compiled binding, available with Visual Studio 2015.

New tooling in Visual Studio 2015

Day 1 August 13, 2015 (02:30AM to 03:00AM)

Take a tour of the great new tools in Visual Studio 2015, including performance diagnostic tooling, Battery usage monitoring and the XAML Live Visual Tree inspector.

Microsoft Web Platform

Day 1 August 13, 2015 (03:00AM to 04:00AM)

Investigate benefits provided by the Edge browser, and see how to develop packaged and hosted web apps for the new web app platform. Find out how to use some of the new APIs and Cortana integration.

Application Lifecycle
                            

Day 2 August 13, 2015 (08:00PM to 09:00PM)

Take a look at the lifecycle of a Windows 10 UWP app. Cover the basics of suspension, resuming, and termination, and then see how to handle lifecycle events and how to request extended execution.

Background Execution

Day 2 August 13, 2015 (09:00PM to 09:30PM)

Dig into the implementation of background tasks, including how they can be used to support your app, using multiple background tasks, triggers, and the time allotted to background tasks.

Building on Azure backend

Day 2 August 13, 2015 (09:30PM to 10:30PM)

Learn how to integrate Azure App Services within your apps, implement REST services, add authentication and send notifications from the cloud.

Live Tiles, Notifications and Action Center

Day 2 August 13, 2015 (10:30PM to 11:30PM)

Take a quick detour outside your app, and find out how to engage your users with Live Tiles and notifications when your app isn’t running. See some of the new templates available with Windows 10. Integrate your app with Action Center.

More Personal Computing

Day 2 August 14, 2015 (12:30AM to 01:30AM)

Take a quick detour outside your app, and find out how to engage your users with Live Tiles and notifications when your app isn’t running. See some of the new templates available with Windows 10. Integrate your app with Action Center.

App to app communication

Day 2 August 14, 2015 (01:30AM to 02:00AM)

See how app-to-app communication will work in your UWP apps. Get some context to how this worked in Windows 8.1, and then review URI activation, sending files, query URI support, and App Services.

Application Services

Day 2 August 14, 2015 (02:00AM to 02:30AM)

Take a closer look at App Services, explore scenarios, and then look at App Services Clients and App Services Servers. Find out how to debug an App Service, and hear details on App Service lifetime.

Porting 8.1 apps

Day 2 August 14, 2015 (02:30AM to 03:30AM)

Get an overview of the migration paths for bringing your apps to Windows 10. Then, dig deeper into scenarios for migrating Windows 8.1, Windows Phone 8.1, and Windows 8.1 universal apps to Windows 10.

Submitting your app to the Store

Day 2 August 14, 2015 (03:30AM to 04:30AM)

Get an overview of the migration paths for bringing your apps to Windows 10. Then, dig deeper into scenarios for migrating Windows 8.1, Windows Phone 8.1, and Windows 8.1 universal apps to Windows 10.

Comments (4)

  1. inshAllah, i will join this session

  2. Looking forward to join. Thanks. 🙂