Hey, all! Doug Erickson from the Visual Studio content and samples team here. We’ve made a couple spot fixes to the popular HiLo C++ sample, and converted it to a Visual Studio 2013 project. Hopefully, this will clear up the issues many of you have been having.
Top 11 reasons to vist Developing an end-to-end Windows Store app using C++ and XAML: Hilo (Windows):
Provides a practical example you can use to kickstart your Windows 8 modern app development.
Async programming patterns and tips.
Have fun with tiles and splash screens.