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Building Applications

.NET Framework 1.1

The .NET Framework enables powerful new Web-based applications and services, including ASP.NET applications, Windows Forms applications, and Windows services. This section contains instructive overviews and detailed, step-by-step procedures for creating applications.

This section also includes information on using the .NET Framework design-time architecture to support visual design environments for authoring custom components and controls.

In This Section

Creating ASP.NET Web Applications
Provides information about how to develop enterprise-class Web applications with ASP.NET.
Creating ASP.NET Mobile Web Applications
Provides information about how to develop Web applications for mobile devices, including Web-enabled cell phones, pagers, and personal digital assistants (PDAs) such as the Pocket PC.
Creating Windows Forms Applications
Introduces Windows Forms, the new object-oriented platform for developing Windows-based applications.
Windows Service Applications
Describes creating, installing, starting, and stopping Windows system services.
Building Console Applications
Describes writing applications that use the system console for input and output.
Enhancing Design-Time Support
Describes the .NET Framework's rich design-time architecture and support for visual design environments.

Related Sections

Debugging and Profiling Applications
Explains how to test and profile .NET Framework applications.
Deploying Applications
Shows how to use the .NET Framework and the common language runtime to create self-described, self-contained applications.
Configuring Applications
Explains how developers and administrators can apply settings to various types of configuration files.