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Creating Windows-Based Applications

You can create traditional Microsoft Windows-based applications and client/server applications by utilizing the designers in Visual Studio. This topic contains links to topics that describe the different types of Windows applications that you can create with Visual Studio.

Overview of Windows-based Applications

Discusses the particulars of Windows-based application creation with Visual Studio.

Windows Forms

Provides links to topics about the technologies and tools for creating Windows-based applications.

Windows Presentation Foundation in Visual Studio

Provides links to topics about support for WPF in Visual Studio.

Client Application Services

Provides links to topics about how to create Windows-based applications that use the login, roles, and profile services included in the Microsoft ASP.NET 2.0 AJAX Extensions.

Code for Windows Forms Applications

Gives links to topics that demonstrate how to perform common programming tasks in Windows Forms applications.

Windows Forms Controls

Provides links to topics about the controls designed specifically to work with Windows Forms.