Creating a Windows Store app

We'll begin by creating a basic Windows Store app that uses JavaScript/HTML. For this example, we will use the Hub app template.

Getting ready

Ensure that you are running Windows 8.1 in order to have the ability to create a new Windows Store app. You may use Visual Studio Express 2013 for Windows or one of the premium versions of VS2013 (Professional/Premium/Ultimate).

How to do it…

There are several types of app templates available, but we will start with the Hub style as follows:

  1. From Visual Studio's File menu, navigate to New | Project....
  2. A dialog of available project templates will appear. From the Installed templates category, navigate to the JavaScript | Windows Store | Hub App template. A preview of the app layout ...

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