Jun 262013
 
 June 26, 2013  Posted by at 5:35 pm Telerik, WinRT Tagged with:  Add comments

Note: this blog posted is written during the session and is just a set of notes from the session

These are not all the new features/updates, but some f them that they chose to show during the session. Ill find some time to make a full list after BUILD, meanwhile make sure you check out the other BUILD 2013 blog post I’ve written and will keep writing.

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Showing of a giant Sphero 😀

Enhanced Bluetooth APIs- this is pretty cool, have an early look at the documentation (still slim but gets better)
Multi-monitor support for Windows Store Apps
New modes (easily tested and supported (design time) with the Device Window as before)
Point of service (POS) device support (credit card reader etc.) Uses the industry standard.

Azure mobile services supported from Visual Studio 2013 at the click of a button (or two)

Simplified PlayTo

New HttpClient API and Http prefetching

Most of the session was spent on UI (unfortunately as there are many cool API improvements), so here are the new controls, features and updates:
C# – new
AppBar controls
CommandBar
DatePicker
Flyout
Hub
Hyperlink
MenuFlyout
SettingsFlyout
TimePicker

Updates
FlipView updates
Headers for ComboBox, DatePicker, TimePicker, Slider, Edit controls
Placeholder text
Other control updates

JavaScript – new
AppBarCommand
BackButton
Hub
ItemContainer
NavBar
Repeater
WebView

Updates
Drag-and-drop support for the ListView
Reorder items in the ListView
New ListView layout: CellSpanningLayout
Other ListView updates
Other Windows Library for JavaScript updates

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