Once you have become familiar with WinJS app development basics, the next thing to do is run and debug your app, test it out, and see what the new IDE and tools can do. Debugging is a great way to manually verify the flow of your app, and when writing WinJS code, debugging sessions require the Windows Simulator (and of course, the built-in VS debugging tools).
Introducing the Windows Simulator
The Windows Simulator ships as part of Visual Studio 2012 on Windows 8. The Windows Simulator is a remote desktop session into your local machine, for the purpose of debugging apps and testing hardware features. Some features might not be available on your host development machine, such as an accelerometer, Geolocation, or touch screen, and debugging with the simulator allows you to test them anyway.
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