The last week has been pretty amazing, the BUILD conference had lots of great sessions explaining how to get productive with Microsoft’s new development tools, services and technologies.
The following are some of the highlights of the Build sessions which were attend by over 4000 developers. The complete list of sessions and videos are available at http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/BUILD/BUILD2011 which can you can view at your leisure.
The Overview of Windows 8 and Metro
If you want to learn more about Windows 8 Metro UI additionally if you want more designer-oriented information, check out Designing Metro style: principles and personalities.
A great overview of the platform, Windows RT and Windows 8 itself. If you want to know more about the API.
This is the second part of the Platform talk
This gives you a deeper look at WinRT
Get the XAML info right from the lead of Windows 8 XAML team
This is the talk that explains how to deeply integrate your XAML application with Windows 8.
Learn all about touch and gestures obviously very important to Windows 8 Metro applications.
Here's where you'll learn about styles, animations and more
Learn how to adapt to different screen sizes, resolutions and more
Want to learn about the tooling and the features of Visual Studio 11
Learn more about async and the future of Visual Studio with Project Roslyn copy and paste code transformation
Check out the full set via http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/BUILD/BUILD2011
Or simply use the list below to go to content based on topic areas
More Windows 8 XAML
So overall an amazing conference, content and announcements. Please visit the following online resources to view the 200 + hours of content at your own leisure http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/BUILD/BUILD2011
For further references and to download a developer preview of Windows 8 visit dev.windows.com and keep an eye on the Building Windows 8 Blog at http://blogs.msdn.com/b/b8