Microsoft is really making concessions for XAML application developers with this round of updates for Windows 8 and Visual Studio 2013 users. With many new and requested features for Windows like the abity to assemble XAML natively within the OS using the build in XBF (XAML Binary Format) and improved render time using deferred loading schemes. The updated OS will also include improved panning performance for navigating large lists and items in apps. Moving on to the Visual Studio XAML editor improvements, Visual Studio 2013 comes included with Microsoft’s new IntelliSense for keyed resources and built-in correct element naming for those who don’t know the correct naming structure in addition to F12 support. Loaded with many new features, you can check out the full details here.