Build 2014

Build 2014 is Microsoft’s all-in-one developer conference that serves as a platform to publicize new programming tools, OS roadmaps, products and major company pronouncements. There are usually two keynotes, both by the CEO, that highlight consumer, enterprise and developer strategies.

For 2014, the conference will take place at the Moscone Center, April 2-4 in San Francisco, California. Developer tickets were $2095, but have since sold out. This will be the second year in a row for the even to take place at this location, though the date has changed from June to April, to better align with Microsoft product release cycles.

Microsoft is expected to announce and detail Windows Phone 8.1, Windows 8.1 Update 1 and future changes to the Xbox One. A smaller, Surface ‘Mini’ has also been rumored though so far unconfirmed, to be announced as well.

Below, you can find all of our related publications on this event. For 2013, see our Build 2013 coverage here.

Daniel Rubino

Daniel Rubino is the Editor-in-chief of Windows Central. He is also the head reviewer, podcast co-host, and analyst. He has been covering Microsoft since 2007, when this site was called WMExperts (and later Windows Phone Central). His interests include Windows, laptops, next-gen computing, and watches. He has been reviewing laptops since 2015 and is particularly fond of 2-in-1 convertibles, ARM processors, new form factors, and thin-and-light PCs. Before all this tech stuff, he worked on a Ph.D. in linguistics, watched people sleep (for medical purposes!), and ran the projectors at movie theaters because it was fun.