Windows 8 / WinRT

TH06 Win8 + Cloud Services


9:30am - 10:45am

Level: Intermediate

Vishwas Lele

Chief Technology Officer


Learn how to use key Azure features from Windows 8 (WinRT) applications.

It has become common, if not expected, for modern apps to leverage the cloud to store data, process information, or to access services. Microsoft has cloud offerings not only via Microsoft Azure, but also through capabilities provided by Microsoft Live Services. In this session you will learn how to use key Azure features such as mobile services, cloud services, and the .NET service bus from Windows 8 (WinRT) applications. You will also learn how to take advantage of Microsoft Live Services to integrate with your user’s cloud-based calendar, contacts, and SkyDrive.

You will learn:

  • How to leverage cloud services from a Windows Runtime (WinRT) app
  • When and why you would use Azure mobile and cloud services
  • How to integrate Live Services into your apps to tap into your user’s existing cloud-based data