Building 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 the 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 a lot of immersive apps for Hololen's experience.
 
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