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Recap of announcements made on Build Windows conference and what they mean to you as a C++/Web/Silverlight developer.

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Build Recap

  1. 1. Build recapor how Build changes our world<br />Emil stoychev, Completit<br />Mvp, MCPD, mct<br />
  2. 2. What is build? Why should I care?<br /><ul><li>Discover Windows 8
  3. 3. Discover the New Platform
  4. 4. XAML is for UI, HTML too
  5. 5. I’m Hardcore C++
  6. 6. I’m Web and I’m cool
  7. 7. I’m Silverlight and (some say) I’m dead</li></li></ul><li>Windows 8<br />
  8. 8. First class touch experience<br />
  9. 9. Selection touch gesture<br />
  10. 10. Semantic zoom<br />
  11. 11. charms<br />
  12. 12. Custom apps on lock screen<br />
  13. 13. Two modes<br />Desktop<br /><ul><li>Office
  14. 14. Classic</li></ul>Metro<br /><ul><li>Home
  15. 15. Entertainment</li></li></ul><li>DESKTOP MODE<br /><ul><li>Think Windows 7
  16. 16. Better Touch experience
  17. 17. All application continue to work
  18. 18. Silverlight, WPF, WinForms, etc</li></li></ul><li>Metro mode<br /><ul><li>Metro App = Immersive App = What’s next?
  19. 19. Execute in security sandbox
  20. 20. Similar to Windows Phone
  21. 21. Optimized for Touch
  22. 22. Develop in
  23. 23. C++/C#/VB + XAML</li></ul> - or -<br /><ul><li>JavaScript + HTML and CSS</li></li></ul><li>Windows 8 platform<br />
  24. 24.
  25. 25. Platform<br /><ul><li>WinRT
  26. 26. Unmanaged code
  27. 27. Includes some .NET libraries
  28. 28. Write C++ - direct unmanaged call
  29. 29. Write C# or JavaScript – thin managed layer maps call to WinRT</li></li></ul><li>What all that means for you?<br />
  30. 30. I’m c++<br /><ul><li>Great!
  31. 31. Target both Desktop and Metro apps
  32. 32. PC and tablet</li></li></ul><li>I’m html/js<br /><ul><li>Great!
  33. 33. Target native Windows 8 apps</li></li></ul><li>… but wait<br />
  34. 34. web programming<br /><ul><li>Learn WinRT APIs
  35. 35. Not cross platform, cross browser
  36. 36. No luck for Chrome, FireFox, etc
  37. 37. Program for Windows
  38. 38. Reuse skills</li></li></ul><li>I’m silverlight<br /><ul><li>Great!
  39. 39. Yes, GREAT!
  40. 40. XAML app ~ WP app ~ SL app ~ WPF app
  41. 41. Some APIs moved or removed</li></li></ul><li>Metro ie10<br />
  42. 42. Surprise? Or may be not<br /><ul><li>Plug-in free
  43. 43. Yes, no Silverlight, no Flash</li></li></ul><li>am I dead if I’m silverlight?<br />
  44. 44. no<br />
  45. 45. Silverlight is alive<br /><ul><li>Silverlight is there
  46. 46. It works, it is not dead
  47. 47. Silverlight 6?
  48. 48. Develop Silverlight apps</li></ul> - AND -<br /><ul><li>XAML/Metro Apps</li></li></ul><li>store<br />
  49. 49. Windows store<br /><ul><li>Install app only from the Store
  50. 50. Windows Phone Marketplace
  51. 51. Will it be available in Bulgaria?</li></li></ul><li>summary<br /><ul><li>Have XAML skills? You are safe!
  52. 52. You are still “cutting edge”
  53. 53. Windows 8 changes our world in a good way</li></li></ul><li>Q&Aask me by email – estoychev@completit.com<br />* Chalk Talk<br />
  54. 54. Happy xamling!thank you!<br />

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