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Make app experiences flow with tools to ease cross-device and cross-platform integration and communication.

Learn all around Microsoft's new Fluent Design System, get tips on building a great UWP app for PC and much more.

From database management to the latest Azure tools, here is everything enterprise and ISV developers need to know.

Tips, tricks and timely updates to help you build savvy, sophisticated artificial intelligence.

Make your app easy to use – and easy on the eyes – with the latest UX tools and updates.

Xamarin.Forms allows you to build a native UI for three platforms with one shared C# codebase. Simply put, if you know C# then you're ready to build iOS, Android, and Windows apps with more platforms on the horizon.

This session shows you how to easily enable these experiences in your apps – be they consumer, enterprise, or line-of-business.

The App Model for any OS includes everything in the app lifecycle from packaging and deployment to background execution to communication/sharing to the notification system and finally uninstalling the app.

Discover the flexibility to enrich your existing apps with Windows 10 features, extend to new platforms with Xamarin, and modernize your DevOps software lifecycle with Mobile Center.

This session shows how IT pros can use the log analytics, big data querying, and machine learning capabilities in these solutions to easily do deep mining and advanced analysis of telemetry.

Entity Framework (EF) Core is a lightweight, extensible, and cross-platform version of the popular Entity Framework data access technology. In this demo-filled session we look at what’s new in EF Core and what the team has planned for upcoming releases.

The same bot that you create as a Cortana skill or a Skype bot can be accessed from applications. Learn how to access the bot’s intelligence in the cloud with voice, text, and UI input and create rich a conversation experience for apps.

Mixed reality opens up new ways of interacting with the world and working with each other. In this session, we'll describe how we took a traditional analog business process and found new opportunities to deliver value to the national security and public safety community with the Microsoft HoloLens.

Come and learn how TeamViewer leveraged new innovations like UWP and Desktop Bridge so you can benefit and accelerate your digital transformation.

Come meet a developer who has been on the front line of Microsoft platform game development for nearly a decade, from Win32, to Xbox, and now the Windows Store. Get insights into how UWP games have ev

In this session, learn about IoT Studio, the Visual Studio extension that makes it simple to write applications that interact with Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF) compliant devices without having to understand and deal with the nuances of the IoTivity framework. For those unfamiliar, IoTivity is a cross-platform, open source software framework enabling seamless device-to-device connectivity regardless of manufacturer, operating system, chipset, or physical transport.

eCommerce has grown significantly over the past few years and Microsoft is ready to help online businesses grow even faster. We are introducing the Windows/Microsoft Edge Payment Request API with the release of the Creators Update. Customers using Edge, apps, or bots will now be able to store their payment information with Microsoft and use those payment instruments to complete payment requests.

The OpenType font format has been extended with an exciting new technology, OpenType Font Variations. An OpenType variable font is a single font that can behave like many separate fonts by supporting continuous variation between different designs defined in the font.

In this video, the Windows Accessibility PM lead provides an overview of recent investments designed to make Windows 10 more usable for people with disabilities and to make it easier for developers to create accessible experiences. Hear about the Windows’ accessibility vision and features that are coming to market later in 2017. Learn how developers can create accessible experiences and where to go for additional information and support.

Spring 2016, Merck’s Applied Technology Team asked Infusion to review some use-cases that they had identified for Immersive Technology. They were curious about our understanding of the hardware market for these devices.

Experience Design (Xd) is new powerful UI/X design and prototyping tool from Adobe. See how important it is to create captivating and engaging app UI for your next app. Adobe Xd has built in UWP templates to get you started quickly and accurately.

Whether your app is free or not, you can sell content, other apps, or new app functionality (such as unlocking the next level of a game) from right within your desktop application.

This video shows how IT pros can use the log analytics, big data querying, and machine learning capabilities in these solutions to easily do deep mining and advanced analysis of telemetry.

This session focuses on the amazing innovations developers can and should be taking advantage of in Windows Server 2016 along with a preview of future innovation coming to Windows Server.

We’re back! With C# 7.0 and Visual Studio 2017 just recently shipped, we paint the big picture: let’s lay out where the C# language and tooling experience is headed, and show early glimpses of what we’re currently working on.

With the new Windows 10 Creators Update, .NET Standard, and changes to NuGet, there is a lot going on in the world of .NET Windows development. We made this session to keep you up to date with the new tools for UWP development.

Learn how to make your app integrate with the Activity Cloud in Windows Timeline and Cortana to supercharge app engagement.

Visual Studio for Mac enables web and cloud developers on macOS to build applications using .NET Core.

We show you how to use the U-SQL extensibility model to give you access to Python and R and to run Scala from within U-SQL.

See how Fluent Design is being applied across Windows 10 devices and apps to create beautiful, engaging, and intuitive experiences.

Windows 10 and Windows as a service (WaaS) enable significantly shorter product cycles while maintaining high quality and an innovative community-centric approach to app development.

Games are the most popular and most lucrative type of app you can build today, but are often the most complex to get right.

In this demo-filled session we look at what’s new in EF Core and what the team has planned for upcoming releases.

This session is a high-level overview of the new Identity features and how they fit with each other.

Learn how to use the Microsoft Graph JS SDK to build your next integration with Office 365 with JS, TypeScript, and Node.js.

Mapping technologies in Windows 10 provide you with a number of different tools to make your app stand out: from rich street maps that work offline, to stunning Aerial 3D and street-side imagery, to flexible capabilities that make data analysis really shine. In this Quick Start Challenge, you'll learn how to get started with Maps and leverage its best features in your UWP app.

The Universal Windows Platform (UWP) is a common application platform for creating apps that seamlessly target Windows, Windows Phone, and Xbox platforms. In this Quick Start Challenge, you will learn how to create a simple XAML/C++ Windows app using Visual Studio 2015. C++ is one of the most portable languages in the industry today. Coupled with XAML, a powerful mark-up language, you can build a great app with very little code!

Learn how to use ASP.NET Core in Azure Service Fabric to host scalable, highly-available web applications and HTTP services.

This session shows how you can combine the Cortana Skills Kit together with Microsoft AI services in B2C, B2B, and line-of-business scenarios.

In this video Donovan Brown shows you how to use the new Continuous Delivery Extension for Visual Studio to build a complete CI/CD pipeline in Visual Studio Team Service and deploy to Azure.

Whether your app is free or not, you can sell content, other apps, or new app functionality from right within your desktop application.

You just recovered from a major site outage. Luckily, the impact was low - but what you think caused the problem is still just a theory. Learn how Microsoft Pu...

This session offers an intro into how to implement SSO in Office add-ins.

Every software developer has to deal with bugs in the code, but we are rarely taught how to use debugging tools available to us.

UrhoSharp is a code-first, cross-platform 3D and 2D game framework that's easy to integrate into your C# and F# apps. Come learn how to add UrhoSharp to your app, work with its scene graph and component model, and develop real-world interactions using Microsoft HoloLens.

In this session, we develop a simple machine learning solution to demonstrate end-to-end workflow with compute and web nodes of Microsoft R Server stand-alone version.

Learn about the exciting new features in Dev Center that provide you the ability to maximize user acquisition app revenue through conditional targeting of deals and discounts to a subset of users.

SOLIDWORKS offers complete 3D software tools that let you create, simulate, publish, and manage your data. During this session, SOLIDWORKS illustrates their integration with Ink Analysis APIs to show how users can use the pen to create the basis for their 3D designs more naturally and without the need to pre-identify which shapes they want to draw.

This session provides an overview of the methods for running in the background on a scenario-by-scenario basis. Scenarios include Media Playback, Media Capture, Location Tracking, Bluetooth, Media Processing and others running in the background. We also cover how enterprises can enable and control background activity via MDM/Group Policy for the apps used in their enterprise.

This demo shows a work-in-progress build of the Jurisdiction Unlimited Proof of Concept, showing a functional slice of what the application could do to resolve industry issues, within a specific scenario and a scripted/self-contained Unity environment.

For the first time ever, our customers will be able to experience the Windows they know with all the apps, and peripherals they require, on a mobile, power efficient, always-connected cellular PC. Watch to learn more and see Windows PCs running on Qualcomm Snapdragon processors.

Prettier, smoother applications on more devices, automatically. Building mixed reality experiences for Windows 10 usually requires 3D content. This session shows developers how to optimize their content for Microsoft HoloLens and other form factors.

With the Windows 10 Creators Update we have grown the Universal Windows Platform for building, selling, and distributing apps.

C# 7.0 and Visual Studio 2017 just recently shipped. Let’s lay out where the C# language and tooling experience is headed, and show early glimpses of what we’re currently working on.

One challenge faced by almost every Hadoop user is how to enable the near-time BI capability during the data volume grows. Here comes Kylin.

This session explores two bridging technologies which enable UWP apps on Windows desktop to interact with peripherals used in retail environments.

Join this session to hear some of the proven best practices that the most successful Windows Store app publishers use to drive their goals in the Windows Store. This session offers tips for all steps of the app life cycle, including user acquisition and discovery, retention and engagement, and, of course, monetization.  

Bing Maps provides a flexible platform to infuse location intelligence into your applications.

In this video Donovan Brown shows you how to use Team Services to build a complete CI/CD pipeline and deploy to Docker.

Windows Server 2016 is the most advanced server platform ever build. Learn more in about the new features.

In this Channel 9 Live session, find out more about Windows Subsystem for Linux/

R Tools for Visual Studio is a new, open source and free tool for R users built on top of the powerful Visual Studio IDE.

Games are the most popular and most lucrative type of app you can build today, but are often the most complex to get right.

Learn about Microsoft Cognitive Services Speech APIs - Bing Speech, Customer Speech Service and Speaker Recognition

Learn about Project Rome and how it integrates with Microsoft Graph to build experiences that span devices and platforms.

Join Jig.Space to learn how to apply technology that's usually reserved for games in non-gaming applications.

Windows 10 platform improvements make it easy to use the Universal Windows deployment technology for apps and migrate them to the UWP.

Sylvia Okafor shows you how to develop Office add-ins with command-line tools.

In this session, we discuss what PWAs are, how they can be integrated into the development process of modern websites, the advantages and disadvantages of PWAs vs. native development, and what opportunities they present when installed alongside native apps in Windows.

This talk covers the various tooling and workflow optimizations Unity supports for targeting both Microsoft HoloLens and the new Windows Mixed Reality HMDs. We explore how Simulation and Remoting works (allowing developers to work on HoloLens either without HW or ability to stream play mode to HW to greatly reduce iteration times) and then expand into the new ability to simply hit Play in editor and see content on a tethered HMD (including fully working input).

Skype and Pullstring share what makes a great bot and explore together how to build the intelligent bots of the future.

Join this session to learn how the Windows Store is adding new capabilities to make developers more productive and successful on all Windows device families:

In this talk we discuss Microsoft’s experience in using the data analyzed with the IoT hub to manage our own campus equipment live in Microsoft building 19.

Windows 10 provides developer features and services that can yield high-quality and engaging apps that delight users across platforms.

The Creator’s Update brings new InkAnalysis APIs, allowing the user to ink naturally and enabling the system to recognize handwriting, shapes, document structure, lists, and more.

In this session, we drill down in more detail on the individual APIs, and how you can use them to profile and debug your apps, including: resource usage (memory, CPU, disk) and execution state transitions (running, suspending, suspended, terminated).

In this session, we examine the whole surface of the new app diagnostic APIs, how the API hierarchy models the kernel and platform runtime functionality, and what’s here in the Creators Update and coming in the next release. We also walk through building a UWP version of Task Manager.

Microsoft Pulse leveraged the Azure stack to enable hundreds of thousands of users to provide real-time feedback.

Microsoft Cognitive Services Language APIs - Bing Spell Check, Language Understanding, Linguistic Analysis, Text Analytics, Translator and Web LM - can enable your apps to understand language and communicate with people.

Get ready to hit the ground running in this fast-faced, demo-heavy talk that will take you through some of our long-standing favorite tips and tricks, as well as introduce you to some of the new productivity features in Visual Studio 2017.

In this Quick Start Challenge, you'll experience the familiarity of development tools in the powerful Windows environment. Learn how to use Bash on Ubuntu on Windows to check out projects from GitHub, then build and run the Linux version locally, tail'ing and grep'ing the logs while it runs.

Xamarin.Forms allows you to build a native UI for three platforms with one shared C# codebase.

How to enable crash reporting and analyze crash data for your UWP app through the new Windows Crash beacon in Visual Studio Mobile.

This talk covers the various tooling and workflow optimizations Unity supports for targeting both Microsoft HoloLens and the new Windows Mixed Reality HMDs.

This session is a high-level overview of the new Identity features and how they fit with each other.

Learn how to build solutions with Actionable Messages in Microsoft Outlook.

Xbox Live Creators Program is an open program that allows any developer to build an Xbox Live enabled UWP game for Xbox One and Windows 10.

Code samples and documentation of Microsoft's Project Rome feature in GitHub.

Learn how to keep your app current with all data updates using webhooks and delta query in Microsoft Graph.

In this session, we'll show you how easy it is to use familiar technologies like XAML and C# to create apps that bring Fluent Design to life on Windows 10 across a range of devices and inputs.

Whether your app is free or not, you can sell content, other apps, or new app functionality from right within your desktop application.

Terry Myerson, Joe Belfiore, and Alex Kipman show us how software continues to transform the world in remarkable ways, with developers at the center of it. [01:21] Terry Myerson Opening Statements[03

In this session, we take a quick tour of what’s new in Microsoft Edge and the Windows web platform, and then chart our course for the year ahead.

In this second part, we show you how to provision Azure resources using Hashicorp's Terraform tool.

Learn how an internal Microsoft team developed an application that works on Microsoft HoloLens and Virtual Reality devices.

Windows Store is adding new capabilities to make developers more productive and successful on all Windows device families: Desktop, Xbox, HoloLens, and Phone. We review how Dev Center provides more flexibility and agility through the lifecycle of your apps: submission, release, Store listing, post-release analytics, promotions, sales, and discounts. We also talk about new monetization features, more ways the Store can showcase and distribute your apps, and high

Bing Maps provides a flexible platform to infuse location intelligence into your applications. From personalized experiences for your next campaign, over conversational interaction to sophisticated APIs supporting advanced scenarios in the logistics sector, Bing Maps has you covered. In this session, learn about the new features and APIs launched this week.

Learn how to acquire users using Microsoft Universal User Acquisition Platform, Dev Center Campaign experiences, analytics, API, and variety of ad formats to match your app's user experience perfectly.

Messaging is a key component of any cloud application. Building on the success of open protocols such as AMQP we have continued the open source approach with our clients as well. Find out how OSS makes an impact on PaaS and gives customers a stake in how the service goes to market.

In this session, learn what Windows offers to help you update your application to render properly in both high DPI and changing-DPI scenarios.

Learn how to bring the power of Visual Studio to any codebase and tune your favorite IDE features just right. Increase adoption of your language or platform by extending the Visual Studio open folder experience.

Skype and Pullstring share what makes a great bot and explore together how to build the intelligent bots of the future.

Learn how to use ASP.NET Core in Azure Service Fabric to host scalable, highly-available web applications and HTTP services.

The Windows 10 Creators Update will enable desktop app developers to provide a smooth user transition from the previous desktop app to the store version

Visual Studio for Mac bring a world-class IDE to game developers on macOS, creating games with Unity.

R Tools for Visual Studio is a new, open source and free tool for R users built on top of the powerful Visual Studio IDE.

Earlier this week, we kicked off our annual developer conference Microsoft Build in front of over 10,000 developers at Washington state convention center with viewers watching the event live around the world. During the keynote and other live sessions, we had several announcements that featured tools and services for PC, Tablet & Web developers to monetize [...]

The Windows Bridge for iOS is a Microsoft open-source project that provides an Objective-C development environment for Visual Studio and support for iOS APIs.

Learn about Microsoft Cognitive Services Speech APIs - Bing Speech, Customer Speech Service and Speaker Recognition

Get an overview of the new server-side Microsoft Monetization Platform, and learn about new ad experiences – native, playable, and video.

Join us as we meet with Scott Hunter, Tim Heuer, and Miguel de Icaza to discuss the latest updates around .NET and UWP

Learn how to add you own data into Microsoft Graph.

Learn about recent updates in Microsoft Graph for accessing Planner tasks and plans for millions of Office 365 users.

With Windows 10 Creators Update, you can finally bring the convenience and efficiency of SVG images to your Windows app.

Every software developer has to deal with bugs in the code, but we are rarely taught how to use debugging tools available to us.

You learn how to assess, remediate and migrate the schema, data, and server artifacts from on-premises Oracle instances to Azure SQL DB.

In this session, entrepreneurs, product owners and developers learn how to create IoT solutions with Windows IoT Core. We detail the path to commercialization and how to prototype, configure, deploy, manage, and sunset your devices.

Give your Windows 10 UWP app UI that next level of polish. An app with great UX should not only look good but should also be fast and fluid. This talk covers some tips and tricks for working with XAML and the Visual Layer to keep in mind that will help ensure a beautiful and adaptive, yet snappy, user experience.

UI Testing: What's New with WinAppDriver

Best practices for creating and managing secure Service Fabric clusters both on premises and in Azure and how to scale them based on demand.

What do bots, Windows, and a bunch of apps have in common? They all showcase data from a wide range of developers in a rich card interface.

This session takes you end-to-end, covering manifest creation, making bots and tabs work together, submission, and side loading.

Learn about the new advanced targeting capabilities in Dev Center. Show customized app content at runtime to incentivize customer behavior, optimize engagement, and increase monetization.

This session explores two bridging technologies which enable UWP applications on Windows desktop to interact with a wide variety of peripherals used in retail environments. The OPOS Bridge allows your

With the Windows 10 Creators Update, you can now communicate with your Bluetooth Smart (LE) devices without pairing.

Announcing Project Rome support for iOS! #MSBuild https://t.co/1wH1qh97AF

There has never been a better time to be a .NET developer, you can now build Android, iOS, Linux, Mac, and Windows applications with .NET all in open source.

Join us for an overview of strategy and best practices to build secure applications using SQL Server.

Developers can leverage APIs in the Project Rome SDK to bridge the gaps between people, devices, and services. #MSBuild https://t.co/raCc377MT5

Visual Studio and Xamarin enable you to deliver native Android, iOS, and Windows apps, using existing skills, teams, and code. You can use the same IDE, language, and APIs everywhere to build native apps for multiple platforms on a shared C# codebase. In this lab you will build a lightweight version of a conference app using the model-view-viewmodel (MVVM) pattern. It includes a list of sessions a user can attend and selecting a session will give the user more details on that session.

Learn about our new Bluetooth UWP sample app aimed to help you code and debug your Bluetooth apps.

Musixmatch is a startup founded in Italy in 2010 and is a traditional desktop application, built with the popular web framework Electron.

Learn about the exciting new features in Dev Center that provide you the ability to maximize user acquisition app revenue through conditional targeting of deals and discounts to a subset of users.

How to design a conversational UI as natural as a messaging conversation between friends, while driving user engagement for your bot.

In this fast-paced, hands-on presentation we demonstrate how API Management can be used to accelerate your app development.

In this session, learn what Windows offers to help you update your application to render properly in both high DPI and changing-DPI scenarios.

Custom capabilities empowers hardware owners to expose hardware capabilities to Windows app developers and manage them securely.

Come and learn how Microsoft is driving IoT innovation with both Microsoft Azure and Windows.

We take a quick tour of what’s new in Microsoft Edge and the Windows web platform, and then chart our course for the year ahead.

In this session, learn about the audio, bluetooth, MIDI, and other features Cakewalk has used to light up on Windows 10.

Why we needed to build an OSS dashboard displaying advanced analytics for Microsoft Bot Framework and how we did it.

Visual Studio and Xamarin enable you to deliver native Android, iOS, and Windows apps, using existing skills, teams, and code. You can use the same IDE, language, and APIs everywhere to build native apps for multiple platforms on a shared C# codebase. In this lab you will build a lightweight version of a conference app using the model-view-viewmodel (MVVM) pattern. It includes a list of sessions a user can attend and selecting a session will give the user more details on that session. The applic

Learn about constraints of devices and platform ecosystems, how to optimize workflows, and how to effectively iterate over your app's design.

We break down the features of each of the different data services in Azure and answer the question "When to use what."

Building a business productivity app for mobile? In this challenge, you will find out how to use Microsoft Graph to access key information you'll need to build a great business app.

The Universal Windows Platform (UWP) is a common application platform for creating apps that seamlessly target Windows, Windows Phone, and Xbox platforms. In this Quick Start Challenge, you will learn how to create a simple XAML/C# Windows app using Visual Studio 2015. C# is one of the most popular languages in the industry today. Coupled with XAML, a powerful mark-up language, you can build a great app with very little code!

In this session aimed at publishers wanting to acquire and re-engage with users, learn about how to acquire users using Microsoft Universal Acquisition Platform.

Learn about Microsoft Cognitive Services Speech APIs - Bing Speech, Customer Speech Service and Speaker Recognition - and how they recognize audio, speech and individual speakers to bring the power of speech to your apps.

Azure Instance Metadata provides information like VMName, location, IP address, etc. for a running VM on Azure via a REST endpoint. 

Learn about publishing a GATT server, notifications, and checking for Bluetooth radio hardware capabilities.

In this presentation, Kodi discusses their experience with the Desktop Bridge and demos some cool new features.

In the Windows 10 Creators Update, we’ve given developers and users more power and flexibility in how they take advantage of the Surface Dial.

Windows makes it easy to bring existing code into UWP apps, and we see that virtually every app will access the file system at some point. This session covers how to open and enumerate files using familiar APIs, including strategies for optimizing some of your

In this session we take you on a rollercoaster ride through a number of features we’re working on. Expect a demo-heavy, so-new-the-paint-hasn’t-dried session!

High DPI displays are becoming commonplace. Unfortunately, many non-UWP desktop applications can become blurry or can be sized incorrectly.

Windows 10 platform improvements make it easy to use the Universal Windows deployment technology for your applications and migrate them to the Universal Windows Platform.

Explore solution, architectural, and programmatic experiences in building and enhancing network monitoring capabilities in Microsoft Azure.

This session covers the basics of designing, creating, testing, and publishing a Cortana skill.

The Snapshot Debugger is a new and powerful diagnostic experience coming to your .NET (Framework and Core 2.0) apps, hosted in Azure. The Snapshot Debugger is available through the Azure portal as a standalone capability; but also integrates with Visual Studio Enterprise 2017 to provide a powerful F5 like diagnostics experience inside Visual Studio, without impacting the production application.

Learn how to use the Microsoft Graph PHP SDK and the client credential flow to build an automated script to compile Office 365 data.

Hear from the developers of Microsoft Security Risk Detection how they built a service that brings a suite of security testing tools to you.

Best practices for building solutions that integrate business data from CDS, Dynamics 365, and CRM and productivity data from Office 365.

It was an amazing day today at Build 2017. With the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, we continue to grow the Windows platform so that Windows is home for all developers. As I reflect on the day, I want to highlight how Windows and VS are creating the best end-to-end development process and enabling developers [...]

Timeline is a great example of how Microsoft Graph and Project Rome help devs flow their app experience across devices/platforms. #MSBuild https://t.co/HLpaUuj1ZF

Cortana Skills can make calls to other services that require authentication, such as the Microsoft Graph.

Azure SQL Database offers fully-managed server instance with greater compatibility with SQL Server application features.

WebVR's new browsers including Microsoft Edge, Chrome, and Firefox, enable you to build immersive experience directly in the browser.

Musixmatch is a startup founded in Italy in 2010, which brought a popular request to users thanks to a partnership with major music labels.

Join this session to hear some of the proven best practices that the most successful Windows Store app publishers use to drive their goals in the Windows Store.

Microsoft Cognitive Services Language APIs enable your apps to understand language and communicate with people.

In this session aimed at publishers wanting to acquire and re-engage with users, learn about how to acquire users using Microsoft Universal User Acquisition Platform.

Create, run, and share your Office add-in code snippets from within an Office application, with Script Lab.

Containers, what can they do for "old" ASP.NET MVC 4 applications? How to get me on a path to modern DevOps, cloud and easy maintenance.

Today, we are announcing .NET Core 2.0 Preview 1. It is the first public release of .NET Core 2.0. We have great improvements that we want to share and that we would love to get your feedback on. You can develop .NET Core 2.0 apps with Visual Studio 2017 Preview 15.3, Visual Studio for Mac or VS Code.

Mixed reality is gaining momentum around the world as developers create an amazing breadth of experiences. At community-organized hackathons and meet-ups, HoloLens developers share their discoveries and their passion. Learn more about Microsoft HoloLens at http://www.microsoft.com/HoloLens.

Learn about recent updates in Microsoft Graph for accessing Planner tasks and plans for millions of Office 365 users.

Ink is a powerful medium with growing integration opportunities for Windows applications and devices.

Last year Microsoft released the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) to allow developers to run a broad range of native Linux tools, utilities, and applications directly on Windows.

Connected mobile applications often require backend infrastructure. Reuse your .NET skills to build web services into your Xamarin apps.

The HP Windows Mixed Reality Headset Developer Edition is now available for pre-order! #MSBuild https://t.co/BL7OMaaWPC

Windows 10 Creators Update will enable desktop app developers to provide a smooth transition from previous desktop apps to the store version.

Application Insights, an Application Performance Monitoring service, provides instant analytics over application logs and telemetry.

The Cortana Skills Kit opens up new opportunities for businesses to reduce costs, improve customer service, and drive revenue.

This session covers the basics of designing, creating, testing, and publishing a Cortana skill.

Learn how you can make use of the advanced Pull Request and Code Review features in Visual Studio Team Services.

Azure integration services enable you to build new integrated solutions in the cloud that leverage on-premises and cross cloud resources.

In this session we cover the updates to ChakraCore in the last year and lay out the road ahead.

Making it easier to modernize your codebase with .NET Standard 2.0 and XAML Standard 1.0 #MSBuild https://t.co/W6Iv6mqbRt

Learn how the latest Windows 10 platform and tooling improvements make it easy to use modernize your app.

The Grid control from UI for UWP provides you with the ability to display large amounts of data in your application. It also supports a set of powerful operations and abilities to make use of your data in rich and meaningful ways. In this quick start, you'll learn how to build a UWP application that uses the Grid control from UI for UWP.

When faced with rows upon rows of seemingly meaningless data, we often turn to visualizations like charts and graphs to help make sense of it. The Chart control from UI for UWP allows you to visualize data in a few lines of XAML. In this quick start, you'll learn how to do just that.

In this Quick Start Challenge, you will convert an existing desktop app to Universal Windows Platform (UWP) using the Desktop App Converter and then add UWP features to the converted app using the Desktop Bridge. The Desktop Bridge can be used to gradually migrate existing desktop apps and games to the Universal Windows Platform.

Take your .NET code wherever it needs to go. #MSBuild https://t.co/krAl92Kozr

Windows Mixed Reality spans AR, VR, and holograms and can target PCs, consoles, and fully self-contained holographic computers. #MSBuild https://t.co/nMX6VLc8zX

The Microsoft Cloud Monetization Platform provides effective ways to make money from your app.

SVG is the de facto standard for vector graphics images, with ubiquitous authoring support and an ever-growing prominence on the web.

Learn how major titles like Halo, Hitman, and Walking Dead are using Azure to build great experiences for their players.

The Cortana Skills Kit opens the world of voice-driven experiences to every developer.

Experience a new wave of UI design with the animations, effects, and transitions that are the platform building blocks in the Visual Layer.

In Windows 10, UWP app developers can take advantage of new experiences that allow contacts provided by their apps to be elevated in Windows. 

Learn how to make your app integrate with the Activity Cloud in Windows Timeline and Cortana to supercharge app engagement.

Azure SDN stack offers comprehensive network virtualization functions to virtual machines running in Microsoft Azure.

Pre-order the Acer Windows Mixed Reality Headset Developer Edition here! #MSBuild https://t.co/IQLkB7KVvr

Lean how to use the Microsoft Graph JS SDK to build your next integration with Office 365 with JS, TypeScript, and Node.js.

SQLite is the database engine of choice for mobile developers across Windows, iOS, and Android. Windows 10 includes SQLite in the platform, which apps can use for local storage. We call this WinSQLite. In this challenge, you will learn to use WinSQLite with Entity Framework Core for UWP. Entity Framework Core makes it easy to migrate your .NET enterprise apps using EF for data access to UWP.

Mobile Center brings together multiple services, commonly used by mobile developers, into a single, integrated product. You can build, test, distribute, and monitor your mobile apps and easily add backend cloud services to scale your app to millions of users on demand.

This session offers an intro into how to implement SSO in Office add-ins.

Take a sneak peek at the day 3 virtual keynote for Build featuring Robots, Fusion Reactors, Snow Skiing, and Holograms featuring John Shewchuk and Steven Guggenheimer.

Mobile Center brings together multiple services, commonly used by mobile developers, into a single, integrated product. You can build, test, distribute, and monitor your mobile apps and easily add backend cloud services to scale your app to millions of users on demand.

Visual Studio for Mac enables web and cloud developers on macOS to build applications using .NET Core. This video shows how to get started building web applications in Visual Studio for Mac and how to publish them to Microsoft Azure.

We walk through what's available for developers in Azure IoT platform, SDKs, and tools.

Organizations are modernizing their workspaces with Surface Hubs and large screen devices to support group collaboration and workplace transformation.

Resources to help you integrate your apps with the world's most personal and extensible digital assistant.

An overview of ETW and the frameworks built around it, including WPP, manifests, Event Log, and the new TraceLogging framework.

Bing APIs on Cognitive Services provides a wealth of AI capabilities for you to use in your enterprise or mobile applications.

High DPI displays are becoming commonplace. Unfortunately, many non-UWP desktop applications can become blurry or can be sized incorrectly when used on a system that has both high and low DPI displays.

Azure DevTest Labs enables you to quickly create environments in Microsoft Azure while minimizing waste and controlling cost.

You make use of components more and more in software development with NPM, Maven and NuGet.

This session covers deep linking, Active Directory integration, leveraging Microsoft Graph and modern groups.

Developers who publish UWP apps get the benefit of access to analytics and insights about app performance and reliability.

Get an overview of the new server-side Microsoft Monetization Platform, and learn about new ad experiences – native, playable, and video.

Pair no more! With the Windows 10 Creators Update, you can now communicate with your Bluetooth Smart (LE) devices without pairing.

Learn about recent updates in Microsoft Graph for accessing Microsoft OneNote notebooks, pages, and more for millions of commercial and consumer users.

Windows 10 Creators Update allows you to build apps and experiences that exploit the full color capabilities of HDR (high dynamic range).

The new Azure CLI supports bash and other command line environments natively and provides a powerful set of commands for resources.

This session takes you end-to-end, covering manifest creation, making bots and tabs work together, submission, and side loading.

With Windows 10 IoT Core we have made it so anyone can build and commercialize things—intelligent, connected devices—with apps. In this session, entrepreneurs, product owners and developers learn how to create IoT solutions with Windows IoT Core.

did you know UWP supports multiple window instances? How about drag-and-drop, compact overlay, and app streaming?

An overview of ETW and the frameworks built around it, including WPP, manifests, Event Log, and the new TraceLogging framework.

Learn how you can use Microsoft Security Risk Detection to find serious issues in your code, then how you can take action to manage the risk.

In this session, learn what is new with the v2 endpoint and with the Microsoft Authentication Library (MSAL).

Learn how to keep your app current with all data updates using webhooks and delta query in Microsoft Graph.

Anyone following the excitement around virtual reality and augmented reality over the past year is aware of the anticipation surrounding Microsoft's new Windows Mixed Reality headsets. You understand that a rapidly expanding mixed reality market is just waiting for developers like you to get involved.

Learn how to create a better UX, with the ability to search entities.

See all of the Windows Developer Award winners here! #MSBuild https://t.co/jxXg74UUX5

Learn how to add you own data into Microsoft Graph.