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TechEd 2013 -Day 3

The 3rd day of TechEd had finished. At the keynote I had the opportunity to see a demo of an application for Windows Store for which I write a part of the code a design it. Also I discover that over 66% of the companies has the bring your own device policy active. For them, Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 came with special features that secure and protect their private data. Because of this, companies like SAP will have all their applications for sale force migrated to Windows 8 (until end of 2015).
From the developer perspective, we should try the new  Visual Studio 2013. It has great features especially for load test. Even if in the preview it is pretty stable. Also, if you are starting to develop a client-server application, that will communicate over http/s than… go with  Web.API. Why? Because Microsoft invest and will invest a lot of resources in that area. WCF is good for TCP/IP and other protocols, but for HTTP/S they recommend is Web.API.
The last presentation of the day was very intertying. It started at 5 PM, in the same time with another presentation from the Build, where they announce some new services of Windows Azure. Auto-scaling is not build-in and supported by Azure. From now on we can define the rules directly on Window Azure portal – this is so COOL :D. This feature combined with alerts and notification services will be very useful for the maintenance team. Great job!
That all for today!


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