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Windows-based Applications, Components, and Services

This section discusses Windows-based applications, components of various kinds, XML Web services, Windows services, console applications, and 64-bit applications.

Creating Windows-Based Applications

Provides links to information about how to create traditional Windows-based applications.

Components in Visual Studio

Provides links to information about component programming in the .NET Framework.

Services in Managed Code

Provides links to information about how to create Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) applications in Visual Studio and how to work with Web Services created in earlier versions of Visual Studio.

Windows Service Applications

Provides links to information about how to create an application that is installed as a service. You can create services, install them, and start, stop, and otherwise control their behavior.

Building Console Applications

Discusses how to use the Console class to read characters from and write characters to the console.

64-bit Applications

Discusses issues related to developing applications that will run on a Windows 64-bit operating system.

Visual Web Developer

Provides links to information about how to create Web applications.

Deciding Which Technologies and Tools To Use

Provides a guide for deciding which approach or technology to use, in addition to links to more information.

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