Visual Studio Live! New York 2012 schedule

Tuesday 15th May 2012

  • Upgrade Your Website to HTML5

    by Raj Lal

    Level: Introductory to Intermediate

    Learn what you need to do, to upgrade your existing web application with HTML5. How and Where do you start? Learn how you capitalize on the State-of-the-Art HTML5 tags, Cutting edge graphics and animation with CSS3, and advanced HTML5 API and take your existing website to the next level of Web revolution.

    You will learn:

    Upgrade your current website to HTML5
    Use advanced HTML5 APIs which gracefully degrade
    Know how to enhance your website with the latest HTML5 goodies

    At 10:45am to 12:00pm, Tuesday 15th May

    Coverage slide deck

  • Developing Apps for Nokia Windows Phone

    by Raj Lal

    Level: Introductory to Intermediate

    Learn to develop Mobile Apps for Nokia Windows Phone Lumia. See what's unique about the Nokia Windows Phone also known as the "First Real Windows Phone". Create some snazzy graphics and animation using XAML. The session with Live Demo on Nokia Windows Phone Lumia.

    You will learn:

    Windows Phone Development on Nokia Phone
    Key features of Nokia Windows Phone Lumia
    See a working demo with advanced graphics and animations

    At 4:30pm to 5:45pm, Tuesday 15th May

Thursday 17th May 2012

  • What's new in WCF 4

    by Ido Flatow

    Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) is one of the leading technologies for building distributed applications. WCF 4 introduces many enhancements and new features such as simplified configuration, discovery, routing services, better integration with IIS, and improved support for building RESTful services. In this session we will examine these improvements of WCF 4 and how they affect the way we create and consume WCF services.

    At 11:00am to 12:15pm, Thursday 17th May

  • What's New in WCF 4.5

    by Ido Flatow

    Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) is one of the leading technologies for building distributed applications. WCF 4.5 which ships with the new .NET 4.5 and Visual Studio 11 introduces many new features that both simplifies the way we create services and enables us improve the way our services work.

    In this session we will see many of the new features offered by WCF 4.5 - configuration intellisense, cleaner configuration for IIS, UDP and WebSockets supports, and many more.

    At 1:30pm to 2:45pm, Thursday 17th May

  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting WCF Services

    by Ido Flatow

    The Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) framework is being used in almost all .NET development platforms: Windows clients, web browsers, Windows Phone, Server side applications, and Windows Azure; but everyone using WCF asks the same question - how do I know if my service is working properly?

    In this session we will see how to monitor your services, and how to tune it for better performance and scalability.

    At 3:00pm to 4:15pm, Thursday 17th May