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What’s New in Windows 8.1 for Developers with Jerry Nixon, and Glimpse with Ely

What’s New in Windows 8.1 for Developers with Jerry Nixon

On June 27th, at Build, Microsoft released the preview bits to Windows 8.1, the free update to Windows 8.0.Although it was only 8 months from the launch of Windows 8.0, Windows 8.1 introduces hundreds of new APIs, controls, and core features to let developers build a broad range of modern and desktop apps.Come get a high-level “What’s Happening” and “What’s New”; drill into specific updates that unlock real opportunities to developers like you. Don’t fall behind while change gets poured on!


Pre-gameShow - Get a Glimpse into your web application with Glimpse

Glimpse is an open source debugging tool you can use to take a look at all sorts of things that are happening on your server.  Glimpse shows execution timings, server configuration, request data and more, all in browser, with no changes to your application code. Just install the NuGet package, and you're good to go!


5:45 - 6:00 - Food/Networking   
6:00 - 6:10 - Welcome & Announcements   
6:10-6:45 - Pre-Game show - Get a Glimpse into your web application with Glimpse with Ely Lucas 
6:45-7:00 - Networking/Break   
7:00-8:30 - Main Presentation - What’s New in Windows 8.1 for Developers with Jerry Nixon

Jerry Nixon is a Microsoft Developer Evangelist in Colorado. He has been developing and designing on the Microsoft platform for 15 years.  He speaks at universities, events and groups on Kinect, XAML, Windows Phone, and Windows 8.     Most of Jerry’s days are spent teaching his three daughters Star Trek character back stories and episode plots.

Ely Lucas is a web and mobile developer that works at Aspenware and helps clients create amazing software.  He is a Microsoft MVP in ASP.Net and is active in the local developer community.  Follow him on the Twitters @elylucas or the Blogs at


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  • Dave K.

    Great night ... Ely had a very intesting framework review (Glypmse) that looks pretty interesting ... and as usual Jerry Nixon was a presenting machine ... tons of energy and so knowledgeable - fun night.

    August 20, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm attending a happy hour with Jill and David instead....

    August 19, 2013

  • Craig Y.

    I've been missing the Nixon/Lucas 1-2 combo! Can't wait for next month! See you soon!

    July 31, 2013

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