Windows 10: What's new for developers?

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Microsoft (11th Floor)

1100 - 1111 Georgia St W · Vancouver, BC

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Universal Windows Platform for Windows 10 Anniversary Update contains more than 2700 improvements including Xbox availability, Dev Center API, XAML edit and continue feature, Kinect 2.0 support, DirectX 12 support, strong integration with Composition API and so on. In this session we are going to uncover some of them. In the first part of the talk we will discuss several important XAML features, after that we are going to show a couple of new APIs and, finally, we will discuss integration with Xbox and some Windows Store features.

Presenter: Sergii Baidachnyi

Address:[masked] W. Georgia st., Vancouver

About the presenter:

Sergii Baidachnyi is a principal developer evangelist at Microsoft. Currently residing in Canada, Sergii is responsible for working with the developer community and promoting client-development tools as a superior mechanism for creating cross-platform business applications.

Sergii was introduced to the .NET platform circa 2001, and since that time, he has actively participated in a number of .NET projects, developing, managing, and architecting financial, medical, and multimedia applications. At the same time, Sergii led Microsoft IT Academy, where he delivered .NET-related trainings on C#, Windows Forms, ASP.NET, and so on. He has published articles and reviews in multiple IT-industry magazines and several books on ASP.NET, Silverlight, Windows Forms, and Windows 8 Development. His book about Windows 10 development is available on Amazon (

You can read more of Sergii’s musings on his blog at ( You can also catch him attending and speaking at Microsoft events around Canada. Sergii’s twitter is @sbaidachni.