The remaining TechBytes, in this series, feature Zhiming Xue (DR. Z) speaking on Cloud Applications in Windows Azure.
Dr. Z will be presenting on how to Scale up your Windows 8 Modern UI Apps with Cloud Applications on Windows Azure on November 20, 2012 at 4PM EST.
Windows 8 presents an unprecedented opportunity for developers serving the public, whether as an employee or entrepreneur. In this session, we will talk about the impact Windows 8 will have for government, health care and education markets and how to capitalize on these new opportunities. We will cover the basics of Windows 8, Modern UI Style app development and the unprecedented opportunities the Windows Store presents.
Come to this session to learn about:
• What does Windows 8 mean to public sector developers?
• Scenarios for Modern UI style apps
o Citizen engagement
o Consumer fitness
o Health care record management
• Getting started with Modern UI
o WinRT and WinJS
o XAML and C#
• A better model for asynchronous programming
• Using charms and contracts to make your apps better
Dr. Z will be presenting on how to Bring Windows Azure Marketplace data to your Windows 8 Modern UI Apps on November 27, 2012 at 12pm.
Windows Azure Marketplace contains numerous data sets to empower agencies and citizens. In this session, we will learn how to leverage the power of the cloud to create Modern UI style apps that can consume these data sets.