Windows 8.1 / WinRT

LT20 What's New for XAML Windows Store Apps


2:30pm - 3:45pm

Level: Intermediate

Ben Dewey


Mobile Practice Lead, Windows Division

Tallan, Inc

This is a must-see session for anyone who is writing or interested in writing Windows Store apps using XAML for Windows 8.1. This session will cover some of the general WinRT updates, which enable new devices, new actions, and a more consistent experience across the platform. With a focus on XAML, attendees with see all the new controls and XAML support added to Windows 8.1. There will be plenty of demos to show off all the new functionality including the new XAML features in Visual Studio 2013.

What you will learn:

  • New Features in WinRT for Windows 8.1
  • New Features and Controls in XAML for Windows 8.1 Apps
  • New Features for XAML in Visual Studio 2013