Building Hololens App With C++ Template

In this article you will learn how to build Hololens App with C++ Template.

Here are the steps to build Hololens App with C++ Template.

  1. To start with make sure you have installed Visual Studio 2015 Update 2.
  2. Hololens Emulator
We will be showing development without Unity to start with.

Currently two languages are supported for development from Visual Studio,
  1. C++
  2. C#
We will be covering C++ first.

Open Visual Studio first, then click on New Project.

project

Leave the specification as it is,

specification

Click on Ok.

Here are the project details,

Details

Select it for Hololens emulator,

emulator

Now click on Yes for the build,

build

Now the Microsoft Hololens emulator will come up,

emulator

The OS is starting,

OS

The main screen when Hololens emulator starts.

starts

The Hololens emulator in action,

frame

Now we will see the cube in action within Hololens frame,

frame

Conclusion

With the help of C++ and other Direct X technology, we can build lot of immersive apps for Hololens experience.
 
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