Although Windows Store apps run in a security sandbox, the Windows Runtime provides a rich set of APIs that enable connectivity over sockets. WinRT supports the new HTML5 WebSocket specification but also allows apps to connect via TCP and UDP for real-time streaming connectivity. Join Jeremy Likness as he walks through several examples of apps using socket protocols to establish communications and demonstrates the ease of interfacing with the Windows Runtime sockets APIs.
Our speaker: Jeremy Likness is a principal consultant at
Wintellect and an experienced entrepreneur and technology executive who has successfully helped ship commercial enterprise software for 20 years. Jeremy is
a 4-time Microsoft MVP and author of two Windows 8 books, including Building Windows 8 Apps with C# and Xaml and The Windows Runtime by Example. Jeremy has served roles from business owner to hands-on developer and regularly speaks and writes about current technologies. Jeremy lives in Woodstock, GA with his wife, daughter, Eclectus parrot, and three dogs.