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Building windows 8 apps for the enterprise


Building Windows 8 Apps for the Enterprise

Robert Green / @rogreen_ms

Technical Evangelist

Microsoft Corporation

Windows 8
Windows 8

  • Windows reimagined

  • All the apps you want

  • Cloud-connected

  • Get more at the Windows Store

  • Reimagined browsing with IE10

  • At home and at work

  • Great experience across hardware

  • Built on a solid foundation

Types of metro style apps
Types of Metro Style Apps




Custom LOB



Expense Approval


Company News

Windows Store

Windows Store

Windows Store or Side-loaded



Built by

Tech Company


Tech Company




Used by

Examples of metro style lob apps
Examples of Metro Style LOB Apps

  • Field Apps

  • Workflow Management

  • PoS Systems

  • Product Catalogs

  • Dashboards

  • Monitoring and Action

Benefits of lob metro style apps
Benefits of LOB Metro Style Apps

  • Mobility

    • Suited for modern form factors and longer battery life

  • Increase Productivity

    • Touch first, fast and fluid experience (live tiles, notifications, contracts)

  • Performance

    • Quick startup and designed to be asynchronous

  • Security

    • Reduced system vulnerability with isolated app containers

  • Use What You Know

    • Same tools, languages and back-end infrastructure you already have

  • Deployment

    • Easier, faster deployment with side-loading and zero-install

Desktop and web apps
Desktop and Web Apps

  • Desktop Apps

    • Pixel accuracy apps like the CAD/CAM

    • Need chrome like Visual Studio

    • Background tasks like generating Excel reports

  • Web Apps

    • Don’t need platform richness

    • Accessible across various platforms

    • Need zero foot print

Business apps in the windows store


Business apps in the Windows Store

User experience increase productivity
User ExperienceIncrease Productivity

Metro style design

Fast and fluid

Snap and scale beautifully

Use the right contracts

Invest in a great tile

Feel connected & alive

Roam to the cloud

Embrace Metro principles

Great pcs and peripheral support form factors and peripherals with in built support
Great PCs and Peripheral SupportForm factors and peripherals with in-built support

  • Peripherals

  • PCs and Tablets

Authentication and security meeting enterprise standards
Authentication and SecurityMeeting enterprise standards

  • Security

  • Authentication

  • Integrated Windows authentication

  • App Certificate – My and Root stores

  • Multi-factor authentication

  • Federated ADFS Authentication

  • Single Sign On with Live, Facebook, etc..

  • Enterprise Authentication and Private Network

  • Windows.Security.Cryptography.Certificates

  • Credential Picker andShared User Certificates



  • Isolated App Containers

  • Crypto APIs

  • Support for SSL/TLS

  • App Signing

  • Robust Capabilities framework

Working with data
Working With Data

  • Synchronization

  • Storage

  • Local store with database support

Local file systems and network shares

Your backend systems

Windows Azure

3rd party services

IndexDb, JetDb, SQLite

  • Enterprise Authentication and Private Network

  • SkyDrive

Database sync

Roaming storage

Testing lob apps
Testing LOB Apps

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  • 2

  • 3

Windows App Certification Kit

Visual Studio Tools and Debugger

Developer license

Building a metro style lob app


Building a Metro Style LOB App

Deployment and management
Deployment and Management

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  • 2

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Side Loading

Group Policy

Management Tools

It direct distribution
IT Direct Distribution

  • Apps are certified by the enterprise

    • Technical certification using the Windows App Certification Kit

    • Content certification & ISV certification managed locally

  • Apps are managed by the enterprise

    • Installation and update by IT based process

    • Can only be run on enterprise side loading enabled machines

  • Machines must be preconfigured by the enterprise

    • Available for IT controlled and personally controlled PCs

    • Manually configured or via management software

Deploying a metro style lob app


Deploying a Metro Style LOB App

Related content
Related Content

  • DEV369: Creating LOB Metro style Apps in XAML Using Microsoft Expression Blend and Visual Studio

WCL203: Windows 8: Understanding the Windows Store and Metro style App Deployment in the Enterprise

Find Me Later At Visual Studio Toolbox on Channel 9

Dev track resources
DEV Track Resources

  • Visual Studio Home Page ::

Somasegar’s Blog ::

Jason Zander’s Blog ::

Facebook ::

Twitter ::!/visualstudio




  • Connect. Share. Discuss.

  • Microsoft Certification & Training Resources

  • Resources for IT Professionals

  • Resources for Developers


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