Last week was pretty busy with lots of news and announcements from Microsoft Build 2014 Developer Conference and therefore we have brought this special edition weekly digest post for an easy recap of Microsoft Build announcements and related News Coverage for Windows developers.
In case the content below seems bit overwhelming, we recommend that you go through the Official Announcements and Videos first and then proceed with the related News coverage as per your interest.
Windows Phone 8.1 Announced
Windows Phone 8.1 Intro
A 16:45 mins video, where Joe Belfiore demonstrates the new features of Windows Phone 8.1 (Unfortunately, the video is no longer available).
Windows 8.1 Update Announced
Windows 8.1 Update Intro
A 3:27 minutes video, where Joe Belfiore demonstrates the new features of Windows 8.1 Update (Unfortunately, the video is no longer available).
Development Tools & SDK
What’s New for Windows and Windows Phone Developers
Learn What’s new for Windows and Windows Phone Developers (Universal Windows Apps) in this 27:43 mins video.
BUILD 2014: Announcing New Microsoft Advertising SDKs, Tools to Help Devs Do More and Earn More with Apps
Microsoft Announces Preview Of .NET Compiler Platform Codenamed “Roslyn”, Code Available As Open source
Microsoft Announces .NET Native Preview, A Compiler Technology That Makes Windows Store Apps Start Faster
Phew! Once you are done with this huge list of Announcements and News Coverage, don’t forget to check out Microsoft Build 2014 Keynote and all other session recordings at Channel 9.