Windows 8 preview @ BDC Connection Days

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The Windows 8 preview presented by U2U during the Connection Day on sept. 27th hosted by the Belgian Dynamics Community.

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Windows 8 preview @ BDC Connection Days

  1. 1. Resume of ourjourney in LA<br />Lieven Iliano<br />Partner<br />U2U<br />
  2. 2. Changingworld of computing<br />New form factors and user interaction models<br />Mobility means devicesyouusewhilecarrying<br />Appdevelopers want richconnectivityandsharingcapabilities, connectiontocustomers<br />
  3. 3. Windows 8<br />Reimagines Windows fromchipsettoexperience<br />Everythingthat runs on Windows 7 runs on Windows 8<br />Developer Preview released at build<br />
  4. 4. Reimagining Windows<br />Windows 8 Experience<br />Metro style Platform and Tools<br />Hardware Platform<br />Cloud Service<br />
  5. 5. Windows 8 Experience<br />Fluid user experience: Responsiveandalivewithanimationsand Metro style<br />Full-screen<br />Touch-first with full keyboard and mouse<br />Appsworkingtogether<br />
  6. 6. Windows 8 Platform<br />Metro style Apps<br />Desktop Apps<br />HTML / CSS<br />XAML<br />HTML<br />JavaScript<br />JavaScript<br />(Chakra)<br />C/C++<br />C#, VB<br />C<br />C++<br />C#<br />VB<br />Windows Runtime APIs<br />Devices & Printing<br />Communication<br /> & Data<br />Graphics & Media <br />.NET SL<br />Win32<br />Internet Explorer<br />Application Model<br />Windows Kernel Services<br />
  7. 7. Developer Platform<br />New APIsand tools tobuild Metro styleapps<br />Rapid development of Metro style apps: Touch-enabled controls, templates,…<br />Usedevelopment tools andlanguagesyouknow: JavaScript, C#, VB, C++, HTML/CSS, XAML <br />Availablethrough Windows Store <br />
  8. 8. Hardware Platform<br />Support for different form factors<br />ARM/x86/64 processors<br />Windows to go<br />Unified Extensible Firmware Interface: Secure boot and factory encrypted drives<br />Sensors: Near field communication, location, …<br />
  9. 9. Cloud Services<br />New Metro styleappsfor Mail, Photos, Calendar, People<br />Syncacrossyour PC devicesandphone<br />SkyDrivefor the information youcreate:Stores yourphotos, documents and files to the cloud<br />Live APIsforSkyDrive: Buildyourowncloudconnected Metro styleapps<br />
  10. 10. Pathto RTM<br />Currently Windows 8 Developer PreviewIncluding Visual Studio 11 Express, Expression Blend 5, SDK, Apps, Developer Pre-Release<br />Next milestone is Beta, then RC, then RTM, then GA.<br />Download Windows 8 Developer Preview at:http://dev.windows.com<br />

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