|Keynote – Scott Hunter, Miguel de Icaza & Mads Torgersen
Get the latest scoop from the people who build .NET! See what’s new with .NET Core, ASP.NET Core, Xamarin, C#, Azure, AI/ML and where we’re taking .NET into the future!
|Welcome to .NET Conf 2018! – Scott Hanselman & Jon Galloway
Join Scott Hanselman, Community Director for the .NET Team and Jon Galloway, Executive Director of the .NET Foundation as they give us an update on the .NET community, open source and details on the new format of this year’s conference!
|What’s Coming to C#? – Mads Torgersen
Over the last year we shipped point releases of C#, full of small but useful language features. Mads will recap some some of these, before turning to the big things we have in store for the future: Nullable reference types, recursive patterns, asynchronous streams and more.
|What’s New in ASP.NET Core? – Glenn Condron
|Latest Productivity Updates in Visual Studio 2017 Update 15.8 – Kendra Havens
Tune in to learn how to increase your productivity using the latest features in Visual Studio 2017! New .NET language features and refactorings will make your C# coding and debugging more effective than ever. We’ll cover new Intellicode features, code cleanup, multi-caret support, keyboard profiles, performance improvements and much more! We’ll even add a sneak peak of features that will be coming in Visual Studio 2019!
|Complete Awesomeness for Mobile .NET Developers – James Montemagno
Join James Montemagno, Microsoft Program Manager for Mobile Developers tools, as he takes you through a journey of super rad and awesome libraries, tools, and IDE features that are available for mobile .NET developers build iOS, Android, and UWP applications with Xamarin and Xamarin.Forms. He will show off the latest and greatest libraries that developers can take advantage of to share more code than ever, tweaks and optimizations that you can make to your apps for super charge them, and tons of tips and tricks from James’ and his 7 years of mobile development with Xamarin.
|Tips & Tricks for Building Great Libraries with .NET Standard – Immo Landwerth
|Entity Framework Core 2.2 and beyond: what’s cooking? – Diego Vega & Smit Patel
As we keep improving Entity Framework Core, we love to show you what we are working on to get early feedback and improve our designs. We have a number of great things coming, like the Cosmos DB provider (no longer just a prototype!) and spatial support. We will spend 45 minutes showing demos!
|What’s New in Xamarin Forms? – David Ortinau
Xamarin.Forms has long been the best way for .NET developers to build cross-platform applications for Android, iOS, and Windows, and in 2018 it’s gotten even better with the introduction of great new capabilities like CSS, FlexLayout, Visual State Manager, and much more. Come learn what’s new!
|Virtual Attendee Party – Jeff Fritz & Richard Campbell
The .NET Conf Attendee Party is a live party – on Twitter, Mixer, and Twitch where you can answer questions to win prizes and see all the new and upcoming announcements from Microsoft and partners! There’s a live video feed on Mixer and Twitch – where you can ask questions, see demos and hang out with our hosts, Jeff Fritz and Richard Campbell of .NET Rocks! Right at the dot of 5:00pm PDT (00:00 BST), Microsoft will be offering a free Xbox One X – PLUS tons of other cool prizes throughout the night. All you have to do is follow the hashtag #dotNETConf to participate. Tune in at mixer.com/visualstudio OR twitch.tv/visualstudio. Got questions? Follow @richcampbell now and he’ll give you the lowdown.
Welcome the Ballard Chalmers .NET Conf 2018 live stream!
.NET Conf 2018 is a free, 3 day virtual developer event co-organised by the .NET community and Microsoft, taking place from 12 – 14 September. Over the course of three days you have a wide selection of live sessions streaming here that feature speakers from the community and .NET product teams.
Join us here to watch it.