Developing Windows 8 Metro style apps with C++

  • Redmond, WA
  • May 18, 2012
  • Speakers at Developing Windows 8 Metro style apps with C++

Whether you are a new C++ developer ready to learn about writing Metro style apps, an intermediate developer who wants to hone your code and skills, or an experienced C++ developer eager to squeeze every ounce of performance out of your Metro style app, this event is for you.  We present pragmatic advice for every developer writing Metro style apps and games with C++XAML and DirectX. Talks contain VC++ compiler extensions and ISO C++. The Windows Runtime Library is introduced, demoed and explained.


  • Herb Sutter: Visual C++ for Windows 8
  • Building Metro style apps with XAML and C++
  • Walkthrough: Designing Metro style apps with XAML Designer in VS and Blend
  • Porting a desktop app to a Metro style app
  • Building Windows Runtime Components with C++
  • Casablanca
  • Interactive Panel #1
  • C++ and DirectX for Metro Style Games
  • Combining XAML and DirectX in Metro style apps
  • Getting the most out of the C++ compiler