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Getting Started with Windows 10 development

Learn how to install Visual Studio and the Windows 10 SDK. You can begin creating your own universal Windows app today!

Universal Windows Platform UI for Windows 10

Joe Stegman, Group Program Manager for the UI platform, discusses the new Universal Windows Platform, covering topics like performance improvements, compiled bindings, controls, and design principles.

Connecting your Windows apps with Azure

You can enhance the user experience of a Windows app using Microsoft Azure. Learn how to use Visual Studio to add Azure-based push notifications to your Windows apps.

Protect Enterprise data with Selective Wipe

Your employees are increasingly accessing corporate data on mobile devices, often on their own personal equipment. Learn how you can use Selective Wipe to protect folders and files in your apps.

Making Windows games and apps with Unity

Unity is a cross-platform game engine for creating games and apps on multiple platforms: including Windows and Windows Phone. It's available in free and professional versions, and is the ideal way to quickly create 3D and 2D games for all your favorite devices.

The devs behind Wordament and Snap Attack

Follow along with John and Jason as they tell the story of how they created two of the most popular Windows games available today.

Microsoft Virtual Academy

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A Developer's Guide to Windows 10

Join experts Jerry Nixon and Andy Wigley as they take another look at Windows 10 and the Universal Windows Platform, give guidance on developing apps for the Universal Windows Platform, and provide details on some of the most interesting new features for developers in Windows 10.

Universal Windows App Development with Cortana and the Speech SDK

Explore the why and how of speech apps, tour Cortana, and review the capabilities of the Speech SDK in Windows and Windows Phone devices.

Open Source for DevOps

Watch leading experts Ross Gardler and David Tesar, as they explore common open source tooling and show you what's possible, from a zero-process environment to a fully automated and deployed production environment.

Microsoft Events

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Internet of Things Live Show

Watch a panel of experts @ Build 2015 explain and demo the exciting “Internet of Things” capabilities in Windows 10 and address technical questions from viewers.

Tiles, Notifications, and Action Center

Notifications are one of the primary ways you interact with users on Windows Platforms. This Ignite 2015 session covers both the experience changes of notifications and the scenarios you can build using the notification framework in Windows 10 to make your app more powerful and engaging.

DirectX12 deep dive

It gets technical in a Build 2015 session that goes deep into the new DirectX12 APIs that you can use to express the most cutting-edge 3D graphics possible across the spectrum of Windows devices.