Come and learn about the latest and greatest C++ performance features. Windows 8 opens a new world of Windows applications targeted at tablets and mobile devices. Visual C++ enables developers to create amazing Windows 8 applications that are fast and fluid even on the thinnest, lightest and most restricted devices. This talk will describe how Visual C++ helps you take advantage of the advancements in hardware from Intel, ARM and AMD to provide best-in-class application performance. We start with automatic performance features such as auto-vectorization and auto-parallelization, then progress to PPL and finally tie in the new C++ AMP language extensions.