Windows Developer Day

With Windows 10 Fall Creators Update arriving next month (Oct ’17), Microsoft is preparing for its Windows Developer Day before the feature update is made available to the public i.e. Oct 10 at 9:30 AM PDT.

Kevin Gallo and the Windows engineering team will be going in depth on the updates and new features for software development in the Fall Creators Update.

The day’s schedule also features a live-streamed Q&A session and several streaming sessions diving deeper into the upcoming Windows 10 update.

What’s new for developers in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

No matter what you’re working on, you’ll find plenty of new features and improvements to make your software more compelling:

Game devs

  • Game Mode and new performance enhancements improve the gameplay experience for most of your players.
  • Xbox Live Creators Program lets you integrate Xbox Live into your game and publish to both Xbox One and Windows 10.
  • Mixer is the only next gen streaming service that offers viewers real-time influence and participation in your players’ live streams.
  • Windows Store improvements help you promote your games with video trailers and control timing and pricing more precisely.

Commercial devs

  • .NET Standard 2.0 adds more than 20,000 new APIs and lets you share code across all your .NET code base.
  • Xamarin lets you use your existing C# and .NET skills to build truly cross-platform apps for iOS, Android and Windows 10 devices.
  • Desktop Bridge improvements to tooling and more make it much easier to convert your existing Win32 and .NET software to Windows 10.
  • Windows Mixed Reality delivers new levels of immersion to help you enhance the visual experience of your users.

Consumer devs

  • Microsoft Graph and UserActivity API make your end-to-end experience seamless by connecting screens and experiences across devices and platforms.
  • Fluent Design System helps you engage your users continuously across all their devices with beautiful, expressive experiences.
  • Tooling improvements within Visual Studio make it easier to create, convert and deploy your software.
  • .NET Standard 2.0 adds more than 20,000 new APIs and lets you share code across all your .NET code base.

Interested developers can also join other developers from the local developer community and attend a Live Stream Viewing Party hosted by a Microsoft Windows Development MVP. Enjoy refreshments, watch the live stream, participate in the Live Q&A alongside your peers and make new community connections.

Here is a list of the locations:

Learn more about Windows Developer Day and sign up here!