#VSLive Redmond 2016 Live Stream: 15 Sessions You Don't Want to Miss

When Visual Studio Live! lands at Microsoft Headquarters in Redmond, WA, August 8 – 12, the conference keynotes and select sessions will be live streamed on Microsoft’s Channel 9.

So if there’s something you need to review, or if you couldn’t bring your whole team to Redmond for the event, your colleagues can virtually attend many of the same sessions you’ll be seeing live.

The Channel 9 site for the Visual Studio Live! Redmond live stream is: https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Visual-Studio/Visual-Studio-Live-Redmond-2016.

And for more details, here's an overview and schedule of the sessions you’ll be able to see on the live streaming feed:

1. Keynote: The Open Microsoft Developer Platform, by Amanda Silver

August 9, 2016 from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

As a Microsoft developer, you've built some great solutions for your customers. You've solved business problems and made the world better. But the Microsoft Developer Platform as you knew it is no more. It's better. It's faster. It's open. And it's cross platform. This keynote session will address some of those issues.

2. Go Mobile with C#, Visual Studio, and Xamarin, by James Montemagno

August 9, 2016 from 9:45 - 11:00 a.m.

Xamarin helps C# developers become native iOS, Android, and Windows mobile app developers overnight. In this session, you'll learn how to leverage your existing .NET and C# skills to create iOS and Android mobile apps in Visual Studio with Xamarin.

3. TypeScript for C# Developers, by Chris Klug

August 9, 2016 from 11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Over the last few years, JavaScript has solidified itself as the universal language of the Web. So you might as well accept that if you are going to be working with anything related to the internet, it is highly likely that you’ll be working with JavaScript.

4. Azure Portal: The Largest SPA in the World, by Jakub Jedryszek

August 9, 2016 from 2:00 - 3:15 p.m.

The Azure Portal is one of the biggest and most complex Single Page Applications (SPA) in the world. Are you curious to see what is under the covers? This session will look into the tools, frameworks, libraries and techniques that are available.

5. Building Solutions with the Microsoft Graph SDKs, by Robert Anderson and Paul Stubbs

August 9, 2016 from 3:45 - 5:00 p.m.

The Microsoft Graph is one endpoint to rule them all. Learn how easy it is to use the Microsoft Graph to build people and group centric applications that use the latest APIs from Azure AD, OneDrive, Outlook, Excel, OneNote, and more all under a single endpoint and enabling high impact business and consumer apps.

6. Windows for Makers: Raspberry Pi, Arduino & IoT, by Nick Landry

August 10, 2016 from 8:00 - 9:15 a.m.

Did you know that Windows 10 can run on a $35 Raspberry Pi 2 computer? Makers have taken the world by storm, creating countless gadgets and automated systems, connecting everything around them. This session is for makers – neophytes and veterans alike – who want to explore the capabilities of Windows to run IoT devices.

7. Get Good at DevOps: Feature Flag Deployments with ASP.NET, WebAPI, & JavaScript, by Benjamin Day

August 10, 2016 from 9:30 - 10:45 a.m.

Want to get good at DevOps, but deployments are getting you down? Is the code integration process just plain driving you crazy? Well, maybe it's time to try out feature flags (aka "feature toggles").

8. Keynote: Zero to DevOps with VSTS, by Donovan Brown

August 10, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

DevOps is about people, process and products. Getting it all right requires effort but the benefits to your organization and customers can be huge. Microsoft has a fantastic set of products that can adapt to any language on any platform. In this demo-heavy keynote, Donovan Brown will show you how to put everything in place.

9. The Future of Visual Studio “15,” by Tim Sneath

August 10, 2016 from 1:30 - 2:45 p.m.

Visual Studio 2015 was a feature packed release with additional updates adding tons of value. But time waits for no one and the Visual Studio team knows it. Come to hear about the future of Visual Studio. This session will illustrate how Visual Studio is evolving for its next big release.

10. Using Universal Windows Platform and Azure to Build Connected Solutions, by Daniel Jacobson

August 10, 2016 from 3:15 - 4:30 p.m.

You've seen it time and time again - the true power with the Universal Windows Platform is being able to write applications that target various devices and form factors. But how can you use this great power to build a coherent end-to-end solution?

11. Build Real-Time Websites and Apps with SignalR, by Rachel Appel

August 11, 2016 from 8:00 - 9:15 a.m.

If you've ever wanted to build a highly responsive app that leverages a real-time communications library, then SignalR is for you! Real-time Web functionality is the ability to have the server push messaging aggressively to the client, rather than relying on the client to make multiple and frequent requests of the server.

12. Security and Authorization in .NET Core World, by Barry Dorrans

August 11, 2016 from 9:30 - 10:45 a.m.

ASP.NET Core has presented us with the opportunity to improve our security store, throw away or improve on of the mistakes of the past. ASP.NET now has a new authorization stack and different ways to load balance cryptographic keys. This session will demonstrate and walk you through the new features.

13. The Next Wave of Mobile Apps: TypeScript 2, Angular 2 + Ionic 2, by Ryan Salva

August 11, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

For users already familiar with Ionic and Apache Cordova, this intermediate to advanced level session will explore some of the new design patterns, development workflows and... yes, even quirks in the next generation of JavaScript frameworks.

14. Deep Dive into ASP.NET Core, by Daniel Roth

August 11, 2016 from 2:15 - 3:30 p.m.

In this talk we will dive deep into the guts of ASP.NET Core. We'll look at how the HTTP request pipeline is constructed and how HTTP features are exposed. We'll look at how ASP.NET Core hosting works and what best practices are for deploying and monitoring your application.

15. Making Sense of Mobile: A Panel Comparing Xamarin, Cordova and Native, by James Montemagno & Ryan Salva

August 11, 2016 from 3:45 - 5:00 p.m.

Are you wondering how to approach modern mobile development? Are you trying to decide whether to go native, web, Cordova, or Xamarin? Then you really need to attend this panel discussion. We have lined up experts on Xamarin, Cordova, and native mobile development to answer your questions about each option.

Posted by Lafe Low on 08/02/2016

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