What many folks don’t know is that Microsoft HoloLens is based on an application development platform called Windows Holographic. It is an application programming interface (API) which is a part of the Windows 10 API. Developers have already been building ultra-modern holographic experiences for the HoloLens courtesy of Universal Windows Platform.
What’s new for Microsoft’s HoloLens?
Unlike most Microsoft releases, the feature rich HoloLens was left out of the spotlight it deserved until Twitter user WalkingCat discovered it on GitHub and shared it with the world like several other Microsoft releases. In the repository, Microsoft stated:
To assist newbie developers, the company even provided documentation for HoloJS. This could give them a good jump start as long as they’re using Visual Studio 16 with Update 3. With it, they should have access to the HoloLens emulator.
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