Compiling with Visual Studio Graphical Interface - Hello World

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  1. Download and install Visual Studio Community 2015
  2. Open Visual Studio Community
  3. Click File -> New -> Project
  1. Click Templates -> Visual C++ -> Win32 Console Application and then name the project MyFirstProgram.
  1. Click Ok
  2. Click Next in the following window.
  1. Check the Empty project box and then click Finish:
  1. Right click on folder Source File then -> Add –> New Item :
  1. Select C++ File and name the file main.cpp, then click Add: 10: Copy and paste the following code in the new file main.cpp:
#include <iostream>

int main()
    std::cout << "Hello World!\n";
    return 0;

You environment should look like:

  1. Click Debug -> Start Without Debugging (or press ctrl + F5) :
  1. Done. You should get the following console output :

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