Chapter 1. Hello, Modern Windows
Figure 1.4. You’ll need to be online when you go to obtain the developer license. If not, you’ll be unable to continue creating the Windows 8 app. Don’t wait until you’re off the grid (in a taxi or one of those planes without Wi-Fi) before obtaining or renewing your license.
Figure 1.5. Visual Studio 2012 with the blank project template loaded in the Hello World project. The Device window on the left is new to Windows app development and is a real convenience for screen layout.