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This Windows SDK sample demonstrates how to build a complete Windows Store app using C++ and XAML.
This sample demonstrates how to build a complete Windows Store app using C++ and XAML. The Hilo end-to-end photo sample provides guidance to C++ developers that want to create a Windows 8 app using modern C++, XAML, the Windows Runtime, and recommended development patterns. Hilo comes with source code and documentation.
Here's what you'll learn:
- How to use modern C++, asynchronous programming, XAML, and the Windows Runtime to build a world-ready app for the global market. The Hilo source code includes support for four languages and all world calendars.
- How to implement tiles, pages, controls, touch, navigation, file system queries, suspend/resume, and localization.
- How to implement Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM) and Repository patterns.
- How to test your app and tune its performance.
Read Developing an end-to-end Windows Store app using C++ and XAML: Hilo
to learn more about the Hilo code base and the design and implementation patterns we used.