Demo of the Day: Getting Cortana to obey. By your command.

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This is the next episode of Demo of the Day. Jerry Nixon (@jerrynixon), author of Template 10 (, Developer's Guide to Windows 10, XAML for Windows 10 and dozens of Microsoft Virtual Academy courses on Universal apps and XAML techniques, Skypes with Dwight Goins, Microsoft Emerging Experience MVP (Most Valued Professional) who loves to show off the terrific differentiators of Windows 10.

In today's demo call, Dwight shows Jerry how to leverage IoT and Cortana through a background Windows UWP app. This simple approach to a complex problem creates a delightful user experience. If it's tuning in your favorite song, changing the mood lighting when the time is right, or just handling the ins-and-outs of keeping your home automated, Dwight's inspirational demo gets the job done. Available to every developer through Visual Studio and Windows 10, Cortana and the Universal Windows Platform unlock new possibilities that only your imagination contains.


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