Build 2015 – Impressions so far (Windows and Windows Phone)

יום רביעי, מאי 6, 2015

Look at that, a year has passed since my last blog post. Those last posts were summarizing //Build 2014// and this one will summarize //Build 2015//, so easy for you to follow dear reader. (If you really want to hear more than my blog, I urge you to follow me on twitter, where I tweet my thoughts rather carelessly ). This year’s Build was different. Unlike Build 2014 which was a complete continuation of Build 2013. To give you an example, one of the great introductions of Build 2014 was the “Shared Project” feature, this is no longer needed as the reason it...

Build 2014 – My Impressions Part II

יום ראשון, אפריל 6, 2014

On board flight back to Israel, it's time to sum up the Build experience. All in all it was a solid conference, good content, pretty light sessions, not very technical mostly. In the previous post I've mostly talked about the Windows platforms, this time I will talk mostly about c# and Azure Mobile Services. Windows Azure Mobile Services or WAMS for short, road-map and intentions has bee kept close to the chest till Build, there are new features, but I believe the thing the team has worked on the most is the enabling of c# development on both ends of the pipe...
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Build 2014 – Impressions so far.

יום חמישי, אפריל 3, 2014

Build 2014 has been kicked off yesterday, I wasn't able to attend Build2013, but fellow colleagues have attended and most have returned disappointed. The main reason for that was that Build13 was scheduled a bit close to Build2012, causing hype of something big that is about to come, and when it wasn't fulfilled, disappointment was unavoidable. Build 2014 is a different story, Microsoft is not the same company that were in Build2013, the one Microsoft motto is not CEO materials, it's obvious that the new approach is in effect to the last programmer at MS. Microsoft is stepping down from its...
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Build// 2012 My Hackaton exprience

יום רביעי, נובמבר 7, 2012

Hey all, A week before Build// I’ve registered to the Build Hackaton. Hackaton is a process which people are gathered in a room, divided into ad-hoc teams and are driven to create awesome and imaginative apps in a short term of time. Hackaton has started on Monday, a day which was dedicated to attendee registration, but the hackaton room was already packed with action, a room filled with MS techies (from the relevant Windows8, Windows Azure and Windows Phone teams) were mentoring attendees teams day and night, and attendees who were already...