Lap around Windows Phone 8.1: Introduction to the new developer platform
Windows 8.1 is released and the most eye-catching feature is of course the convergence with Windows, making it easy for developers to build universal apps that target Windows Phone and Windows. But that's just one feature – there are masses of great new features in the Windows Phone 8.1 platform. In this session we'll take a look at the new app platform, build a universal app for Windows Phone and Windows, take a high-level look at the new features available to developers and explain the choices for app development. It's never been a better time to be a Windows app developer!