There is also some preliminary samples on how to integrate either chakra or node with chakra into Win32 or UWP Apps: Using Chakra for Scripting Applications across Windows 10.
A very interesting new kind of binding available for new Windows 10 apps. The idea is simple: rather than rely on dynamic reflexion to discover at runtime time dependency properties of INCC/INPC instances is strongly typed cases, compiler can generate plumbing code under the hood. It’s not a complete replacement of old dynamic Binding but a practical solution.
We have also a notion of phase (usable only in DataTemplate) to provide costly content in a delayed way.
This podcast is a must: Data Binding: Boost Your Apps’ Performance Through New Enhancements to XAML Data Binding | Build 2015 | Channel 9.
A “Beginner’s Guide to Linkers”: Beginner’s Guide to Linkers.
Chapters “DNX Tools and Concepts” and “Using DNX” are a good short introduction to what is DNX, where to find it and what can be done with it: .NET Announcements at Build 2015 – .NET Blog – Site Home – MSDN Blogs.
Just add environment variable COMPLUS_FORCEENC=1.
As explained here, this has a small performance impact (extra memory is allocated) but it can be helpful.