Microsoft announces plans for Insider Dev Tour 2019

Jonny Caldwell

Microsoft has announced their next Insider Dev Tour event, something that has become traditional for the company to host each year right after Build. As explained in their blog post, attendees can expect “an inside peek into some of tomorrow’s innovative dev tech,” along with some general information that many will find useful.

Microsoft points out that the event is not just for expert developers, but also those just starting out including students and even hobbyists. The company also notes that some agendas might vary from location to location, but attendees can expect developer demo sessions for topics such as:

  • Introduction to Microsoft Graph Services
  • Web Development with NodeJS and Microsoft Developer Tools
  • Embedded and IoT Solutions with Microsoft Windows IoT Core
  • Command Line / Terminal and Windows Subsystem for Linux
  • Coding your Future with the Windows Insider Program
  • Desktop Apps with the Microsoft Graph
  • UWP User Interfaces with the latest APIS and OSS libraries
  • Developing with the New Edge Browser
  • Desktop Apps with .NET Core
  • AI Platform / Machine Learning on Windows
  • Progressive Web Apps with the New Edge
  • NET Core 3.0
  • Build apps for Microsoft Teams with Microsoft Graph and Web Technology

If you’re interested, Microsoft will begin taking registrations soon, but for now it has a short list of the first locations where the events will take play (more to be announced next week):

Africa Mauritius, Morocco, Nigeria, South Africa
Asia / Pacific Australia, Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan
Europe Austria, Belgium, France, Italy, Germany, Netherlands, Portugal, Russia, Spain, St Petersburg, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom
North America Canada (Toronto) and United States (Colorado, Florida, Giorgio, Massachusetts, New York, Texas, Utah, Washington DC)
South America Brazil, Chile, Colombia

The event will start with a keynote that highlights some of the best announcements from last week’s Microsoft Build. The blog post also mentions Windows, Teams, Graph, Identity, IoT as topics that will be covered. Developers will also be able to enjoy topics such as the Windows subsystem for Linux, Visual Studio, and web development.