Entity Framework (EF) is a popular data access technology for .NET applications. EF Core is a lightweight and extensible version of EF that enables new platforms and new data stores. In this new version Windows Universal App Platform, ASP.NET, and traditional desktop applications can all use the Entity Framework, as well as .NET apps running […]
This session will introduce new features and roadmap for Visual Studio developers who want to deploy their Web, Mobile, and REST API applications to Azure App Service. We’ll begin with the new provisioning experience and improved UI. We’ll discuss the agility we’ve been able to achieve for one-off tooling experiences like the ASP.NET WebHooks tools […]
Model-View-ViewModel is the most popular UI separation pattern for building loosely coupled and maintainable XAML applications. In this session you will get a quick review of the fundamentals of the MVVM pattern and then will see how to apply it in the context of the new Universal Windows Platform of Windows 10. You’ll learn how […]
This spring, Microsoft is releasing SharePoint 2016 and numerous updates to Office 365 and, in these new services and products, you’ll find gems and new, sharp edges. How can you maximize the value your organization realizes from its investment in these fundamental productivity platforms? How can you manage change in the increasingly fast-paced world of […]
.NET Core is the re-envisioned version of .NET designed to meet the needs of modern application patterns and development workflows. In this session we’ll discuss the motivations behind creating .NET Core and look at how it extends the reach of .NET and .NET application beyond Windows to Linux and Mac.
ASP.NET Core 1.0 and MVC 6 are bringing many changes to how ASP.NET developers write web applications. Security, as always, is an important part of any platform. In this session we will see how some aspects of security in ASP.NET Core 1.0 will look familiar to the prior versions, but other features are brand new […]
This demo-heavy session will walk you through API Apps to help you get up to speed with this cool technology. You’ll learn how API Apps fit into Azure App Service, how App Service provides functionality like CORS and Swagger metadata and RESTful client code generation using the Visual Studio tools for App Service. We’ll also […]
C# and VB.NET are being designed in the open, with eager community participation on GitHub and elsewhere. We are still in the design cycle, but themes and features are emerging. In this talk, we will discuss the design process and the language features that are taking shape, and you are invited to participate with ideas, […]
A lot has happened in Open Source at Microsoft this last few years. We’ve all accomplished a lot. Let’s look at the highlights and lowlights of open source in ASP.NET and .NET. Where have we been and where are we headed?
This talk will take you deep into the internals of the all-new ASP.NET Core framework. This new, fully open source web framework sits on top of the new composable cross-platform .NET Runtime – the Core CLR. We will show you how ASP.NET Core enables more choice than ever before. ASP.NET Core gives you more choices […]
Windows 10 makes it easier than ever to develop apps for the Universal Windows Platform with just one API set and one app package to reach all Windows 10 devices – PCs, tablets, phones, and more. In this session, we will build a simple Windows 10 app from scratch and see how to design the […]