Project Austin is a Windows Store application for taking notes.
To build this application using Visual Studio 2012
and run it on Windows 8.0
, follow "The Source Code Acquisition Steps" below.
If you are looking for the version that builds using Visual Studio 2013 and runs on Windows 8.1, click
Source Acquisition Steps - Visual Studio 2013/Windows 8.1
The Source Code Acquisition Steps:
- Get the latest Source Code
- Download the latest .zip file from
- Unzip the file to the project root folder (It can be any folder of your choice. We'll refer to it as <project root>.).
- Install the Project Code Name Austin Libraries. The Project Code Name Austin Libraries are a set of dlls and libraries necessary for the application to run. To obtain the libraries:
- Review the license terms for the Project Code Name Austin Libraries located in
- Unzip all three files to '<project root>\dependencies'.
- Install the boost Library 1.47
- Navigate to the boost library version 1.47 at
its official release point.
- Download boost147_0.zip.
- Unzip boost1470.zip to 'c:\temp\boost1470'.
- Copy the contents of 'c:\temp\boost147_0\boost' to '<project root>\sdk\inc\boost'
- Install dbghelp (needed only if you intend to build the Win32 debug flavor of the project)
- Launch the Windows 8 SDK. Navigate to
this page and click 'download'.
- Follow the prompts until the screen where you can select what to install.
- On the screen, make sure the 'Debugging Tools for Windows' component is selected, and then start the installation. Note: The rest of the components are optional to the purpose of building and running 'Project Austin'.
- Copy "C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\8.0\Debuggers\inc\dbghelp.h" to "<project root>\sdk\inc\"
- Copy "C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\8.0\Debuggers\lib\x86\dbghelp.lib" to "<project root>\sdk\lib\debug\"
- Copy "C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\8.0\Debuggers\x86\dbghelp.dll" to "<project root>\sdk\bin\debug\"
- Verify the tree structure
- The directory structure under '<project root>' should look like this:
6. Open journal.sln
in Visual Studio 2012 to build and run.