The Windows Insider Program at Microsoft Build 2019

This year’s conference wrapped up on May 8 with an amazing showcase of new technologies for developers of all kinds to create intelligent and productive solutions. If you missed any of the sessions, you’ll now find them available on the Build site.

We’ve listed a few sessions that Windows Insider Program developers will find particularly interesting. You can also click below to search the full session list.

BUILD 2019 ON DEMAND SESSIONS


Vision Keynote

In his opening keynote, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella outlines the company vision and developer opportunity across Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Power Platform, Microsoft 365, and Microsoft Gaming.

MICROSOFT COMPANY VISION KEYNOTE


Windows Insider Program for Developers

«How do I get more people using my app and more feedback from my users?” This looks like a job for the #WindowsInsiders program! This session showcases some of the ways in which being an Insider helps you as a developer such as getting your app integrated into Feedback Hub, amplification of your app to our giant community, career coaching and our brand new, top-secret Insider PWA (CatNip). As an extra bonus, you’ll have the chance to contribute to CatNip development and give us feedback on the app.

WINDOWS INSIDER DEVELOPERS SESSION


The Microsoft 365 Platform: A Vision for Windows and Office Developers

Rajesh Jha, Executive Vice President, Microsoft Experiences and Devices announces the latest innovations in Microsoft 365. Last year at Build, you heard us talk about our commitment to meeting our customers where they are—across platforms. In this presentation, Rajesh talks to how Microsoft is expanding this work to not only bring more Microsoft 365 services across platforms and into applications, but to better connect customers’ existing PC experiences with their phones, helping to increase engagement for developers.

MICROSOFT 365 PLATFORM SESSION


The new Windows subsystem for Linux architecture: a deep dive

The WSL community has given amazing feedback on how we can improve through platforms like Twitter, Github, and UserVoice. Our team has taken that feedback to heart. In this session, they’ll be showing off how the new WSL architecture will improve your development environment with: faster file performance speed, Linux file access from Windows, better support for Linux applications, and more.

WINDOWS SUBSYSTEM FOR LINUX SESSION


Windows UI platform roadmap

Genius, completely bonkers, or somewhere in between? Find out what’s driving the audacious steps in Windows UI: decoupling the platform from the OS, supporting in-market OS versions and engineering in the open.

WINDOWS UI ROADMAP SESSION


Moving the web forward with Microsoft Edge

The new Microsoft Edge is built on a new foundation, powered by Chromium. This session will go deeper on our plans and intentions for Microsoft Edge, the Chromium open-source project, and our ongoing work in web standards communities. We will discuss how we plan to become a significant contributor to Chromium in a way that will make not just Microsoft Edge, but other browsers as well, better on both PCs and other devices. You’ll also learn how this foundation will enable us to deliver a consistent set of developer tools and application experiences built using web technologies across platforms.

MICROSOFT EDGE SESSION