Do you have existing .NET line of business (LOB) applications to modernize and move into the cloud? Watch our experts, who have decades of experience, as they teach you how and why to do just that. They cover more advanced topics, too, including how to secure your database and services with Active Directory and how to build a modern enterprise client for your application.Watch the "James Bond of Microsoft" and one of the organizers of the SoCal and LA Code Camps for an informative and entertaining session. Sign up for the free Microsoft Azure trial so you can follow the demos during the Camp and gain the critical skills that all modern developers need to know.Instructor | Bruno Terkaly - Microsoft Principal Technical Evangelist; Bret Stateham - Microsoft Senior Technical Evangelist
Get an overview of the Microsoft platform, and review the top reasons why developers (and businesses) should build on it. Explore the opportunities that devices and services present, and cover Microsoft Azure with a series of demos.
Learn the best practices for building LOB applications based on services architecture. Review the Expenses application, a Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) app that calls a Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) service and talks to SQL Server, and explore related coding topics, including dependency injection and testing.
See a demo on how to cloud-enable the Expenses app to allow WPF users to access expense data. Learn how to copy Expenses data from SQL Server to SQL Azure, configure the WCF service to use SQL Azure, and deploy the WCF service as a cloud service on an Azure Web Site.
Explore all the new Visual Studio 2013 features that can make XAML development easier. See how to use third-party vendor controls to build WPF apps with a more modern look and feel.
Learn how WPF developers can leverage their existing skills and favorite coding languages to build Windows 8 and Windows Phone apps. Watch as an Expenses app is created for both of these platforms, giving users the ability to manage their expenses on additional devices.
Please peruse this section for additional information that supports this Jump Start event. This is an opportunity for you to dive deeper into Microsoft Azure Developer Camp: Move LOB Apps to the Cloud at your own pace.