Windows 8 / WinRT, For Developers

VSW07 Windows 8 Azure Services


11:00am - 12:15pm

Level: Intermediate

Rockford Lhotka



The new Windows 8 WinRT app model may be primary future of smart client software development on the Microsoft platform. Windows Azure is Microsoft’s cloud services platform. Used together, Windows 8 and Azure allow you to build compelling apps for mobile, laptop, and desktop computers. In this session you will learn how to create and use Windows Azure services from Windows 8 WinRT applications.

You will learn:

  • About Windows Azure PaaS features and capabilities
  • How to build a Windows 8 WinRT client app that interacts with services hosted in Windows Azure