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.
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)
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
Headers for ComboBox, DatePicker, TimePicker, Slider, Edit controls
Other control updates
Drag-and-drop support for the ListView
Reorder items in the ListView
New ListView layout: CellSpanningLayout
Other ListView updates