Microsoft's 'Hello World' show says hello to Build 2021

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What you need to know

  • Microsoft's Hello World show has a special episode today to introduce Build 2021.
  • The episode includes a chat with one of the hosts of Build 2021 and a look backstage for the event.
  • Build 2021 runs from May 25-27 and is an all-virtual event that you need to register for.

Microsoft Build 2021 is only a week away, and Microsoft's Hello World show has a special episode to introduce the event. Hello World is a 30-minute daily show through Learn TV. Today's episode includes a discussion between Maira Wenzel and Rick Claus, two of the hosts of this year's Build. The episode also provides a backstage look at the event.

Build is a conference for developers, so you can expect information about Visual Studio, new APIs for apps, and other developer-related content. Microsoft could also discuss new design guidelines or Store policy changes.

Wenzel and Claus break down how Microsoft will cover Build, including interviewing people and discussing the event between technical sessions. The show also includes a breakdown of Student Zone, Learning Zone, and Connection Zone.

Registration for Build 2021 is open now, and Wenzel and Claus emphasize the importance of registering in advance. At the 11:45 mark, Microsoft's Ben Walters shares more details about how to register for the event. Registering allows you to participate in chats, get 1-to-1 support, and fully participate in the virtual event.

Hello World will continue to share details and insights about Build 2021 throughout the week. You can check out the video version of the show through Microsoft's Channel 9. You can listen to the audio version on Spotify and other podcast platforms.

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