Make sure you read the first part: BUILD 2013 Detailed Keynote: introduction and demonstrations
Antoine Leblond takes the stage to give us the developer details on Windows 8.1
New in Visual Studio 2013
Power consumption in milliwatt (mW)
Async debugging. Procedural Async code is hard to debug, so it has been made easier for us to debug. We now will preserve the actual call and allow you to debug Async function calls.
App performance improvements
Improved design, easier to locate apps and navigate
Picks for you list- gives you suggestions for apps for you
More information about the apps
‘Related apps’ section and ‘apps by’
Still lots of love for desktop apps
Each monitor can have its own scaling factor
The scaling is built in Windows 8.1 so apps don’t need to do anything, the OS will take care of that
3D printers are getting better and cheaper, so there is now 3D printing support i the OS making Windows 8.1 the first OS to support this per default.
Gurdeep Singh Pallstalks about Bing
Bing has 17.5% share in US
The work put into Bing can be reused
Bing is now available as a platform to you as a developer – power of deep search is now available to you and your apps
Bing maps supports 3D taking the idea of visiting cities to a whole new level
‘All apps will have eyes and ears in the near future’
Rusty McLellan and Dave Mac talks about project Spark
Open world digital canvas , game maker game that makes heavy use of the xbox smart glass. Create your world and then play, changing behavior, landscapes and more as you want.
Beta registration is now open for the Project Spark