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Top Desktop Application Development Tools

Top Desktop Application Development Tools

There are lots of companies that provide software development, desktop development, and 3rd party integration services. These companies are made up with expert developers that have the ability to use a whole host of tools to full effect. With that being said, in this post, we are going to take a look at the top desktop application development tools used in further detail.


Let’s start with Azure. This tool gives developers the ability to build, deploy, and manage IaaS/PaaS services and applications through a worldwide network of data centers that are managed by Microsoft. This is a selection of growing integrated cloud services, including storage, networking, mobile, web, database, computing, and analytics. This platform also supports the most extensive range of devices, databases, tools, frameworks, programming languages, and operating systems. Integration has been easy for developers, as Azure cloud service supports the same technologies that most IT professionals and developers trust and rely on. Azure has been designed to allow developers to cut costs, which they can pass onto the consumer, while also working faster and achieving much more in the process.


Next, we have .NET, which allows you to build and run the next generation of XML web services and desktop applications. Companies like can build these apps. This is one of the most consistent yet comprehensive programming models. There are many different things that you can do using the .NET framework. .NET offers language interoperability, a common type system, and memory management. You can also make the most of certain sectors of application development, from ADO.NET for data access to ASP.NET for web applications. If that wasn’t enough, there is a comprehensive class library, meaning developers do not have to write a large amount of codes.


WPF is a vector-based and resolution independent engine that allows you to create browser-hosted and desktop applications. Find out more at One of the standout features of this application is the modern graphics that are available. WPF supplies developers with a programming model that is unified, allowing them to build line-of-business desktop applications that are ahead of the latest trends. This ensures that customers benefit from the best service on the market, presenting them with a desktop that is modern and fully catered to today’s demands.

Win32 and COM                                    

Last but not least, you can build desktop services and applications utilizing the core Windows APIs. This gives you the ability to leverage the flexibility and performance of this operating system. You can take advantage of a wide range of modules, ranging from Windows graphics architecture to Component Object Model.             

All in all, this is an insight into some of the basic tools that are used by developers when it comes to desktop development. Of course, there are many more tools available that are utilized by experts in the industry, which they will have tweaked to suit their own requirements as well. It is always worth having a conversation with your developer to find out what their course of action is for your project and what tools they plan on using.                                                 

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