Microsoft To Celebrate Windows Developer Day On October 10

The details of the next Windows Developer Day are here with us. Microsoft will be celebrating one on October 10, which is more or less a week before the launch of the Fall Creators Update.

Which launches on October 17.

Getting back to the event, it will be live streamed at 9:30 AM PDT, but the company will also be hosting several Viewing Parties across the globe, the details and locations of which you can find here in a blog post from Redmond.

The software titan also touched upon all that is new for developers:

Game Developers

  • 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 Developers

  • .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 Developers

  • 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.

As you can see, there’s an awful lot here for developers that code stuff up for the platform.

If you are interested, you can check this page for the Windows Developer Day agenda, once it is announced, and also sign up there to get all the upcoming announcements from the company, as the big event nears.

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