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What technologies do you mostly use to develop desktop applications?   [Edit]

Survey period: 24 Jan 2011 to 31 Jan 2011

Are you a drag-and-drop kinda developer, or do you prefer to code to the metal? (Thanks to Ravi Bhavnani)

ATL836.1883 votes, 6.18%
Cocoa181.3418 votes, 1.34%
Delphi533.9553 votes, 3.95%
Java1057.82105 votes, 7.82%
MFC29722.13297 votes, 22.13%
Qt705.2270 votes, 5.22%
Silverlight1047.75104 votes, 7.75%
VB61098.12109 votes, 8.12%
Win3229421.91294 votes, 21.91%
Windows Forms75256.04752 votes, 56.04%
WPF36126.90361 votes, 26.90%
Other755.5975 votes, 5.59%
I don't develop desktop applications705.2270 votes, 5.22%
Respondents were allowed to choose more than one answer; totals may not add up to 100%

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GeneralRe: ATL, MFC and Win32 Pin
Ajay Vijayvargiya26-Jan-11 8:44
mvpAjay Vijayvargiya26-Jan-11 8:44 
GeneralRe: ATL, MFC and Win32 Pin
Anna-Jayne Metcalfe26-Jan-11 9:57
memberAnna-Jayne Metcalfe26-Jan-11 9:57 
GeneralXNA, just to leave the mainstream a bit Pin
CDP180224-Jan-11 22:00
memberCDP180224-Jan-11 22:00 
GeneralMr. Crafton's VCF Pin
Steve Echols24-Jan-11 12:45
memberSteve Echols24-Jan-11 12:45 
GeneralRe: Mr. Crafton's VCF Pin
Jim Crafton26-Jan-11 11:20
memberJim Crafton26-Jan-11 11:20 
GeneralRe: Mr. Crafton's VCF Pin
Steve Echols26-Jan-11 11:42
memberSteve Echols26-Jan-11 11:42 
GeneralRe: Mr. Crafton's VCF Pin
Jim Crafton26-Jan-11 11:46
memberJim Crafton26-Jan-11 11:46 
GeneralRe: Mr. Crafton's VCF Pin
Steve Echols26-Jan-11 12:03
memberSteve Echols26-Jan-11 12:03 
GeneralJava Pin
ed welch24-Jan-11 12:40
membered welch24-Jan-11 12:40 
GeneralWhy Silverlight? Pin
Pete O'Hanlon24-Jan-11 10:51
mvpPete O'Hanlon24-Jan-11 10:51 
GeneralRe: Why Silverlight? Pin
Mycroft Holmes24-Jan-11 20:23
memberMycroft Holmes24-Jan-11 20:23 
GeneralRe: Why Silverlight? Pin
Pete O'Hanlon25-Jan-11 1:02
mvpPete O'Hanlon25-Jan-11 1:02 
GeneralRe: Why Silverlight? Pin
Mycroft Holmes25-Jan-11 17:21
memberMycroft Holmes25-Jan-11 17:21 
GeneralRe: Why Silverlight? Pin
Josh Smith26-Jan-11 8:27
mvpJosh Smith26-Jan-11 8:27 
Microsoft has recently been promoting Silverlight out-of-browser as the recommended way to write desktop apps, instead of WPF. I suppose in a few years they'll be telling us that desktop apps should be HTML5 out-of-browser. That will be like nailing your testicles to your lower lip.
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GeneralRe: Why Silverlight? Pin
Pete O'Hanlon27-Jan-11 0:22
mvpPete O'Hanlon27-Jan-11 0:22 
GeneralLooks like MAX people are still using Win Forms and MFC... Pin
Kunal_Chowdhury24-Jan-11 8:56
mvpKunal_Chowdhury24-Jan-11 8:56 
GeneralQt since 2008 [modified] Pin
John M. Drescher24-Jan-11 4:10
memberJohn M. Drescher24-Jan-11 4:10 
GeneralWin32 + ATL + WTL Pin
Nemanja Trifunovic24-Jan-11 3:04
memberNemanja Trifunovic24-Jan-11 3:04 
GeneralRe: Win32 + ATL + WTL Pin
Anna-Jayne Metcalfe25-Jan-11 3:09
memberAnna-Jayne Metcalfe25-Jan-11 3:09 
GeneralWeb Applications (PHP) Pin
Chris Maunder24-Jan-11 2:46
adminChris Maunder24-Jan-11 2:46 
GeneralRe: Web Applications (PHP) Pin
d@nish 24-Jan-11 3:42
member d@nish 24-Jan-11 3:42 
GeneralRe: Web Applications (PHP) Pin
OriginalGriff24-Jan-11 3:42
mvpOriginalGriff24-Jan-11 3:42 
JokeRe: Web Applications (PHP) Pin
Yusuf24-Jan-11 12:04
memberYusuf24-Jan-11 12:04 
GeneralRe: Web Applications (PHP) Pin
Mladen Jankovic25-Jan-11 13:31
memberMladen Jankovic25-Jan-11 13:31 
GeneralRe: Web Applications (PHP) Pin
Sandeep Mewara26-Jan-11 9:31
mvpSandeep Mewara26-Jan-11 9:31 
GeneralWPF Pin
RugbyLeague24-Jan-11 1:52
memberRugbyLeague24-Jan-11 1:52 
GeneralWin32 Pin
Henry Minute24-Jan-11 1:47
mvpHenry Minute24-Jan-11 1:47 
GeneralNot developing desktop application Pin
That's Aragon23-Jan-11 19:09
memberThat's Aragon23-Jan-11 19:09 
GeneralRe: Not developing desktop application Pin
DaveAuld23-Jan-11 21:16
memberDaveAuld23-Jan-11 21:16 
GeneralRe: Not developing desktop application Pin
That's Aragon24-Jan-11 0:31
memberThat's Aragon24-Jan-11 0:31 
GeneralRe: Not developing desktop application Pin
That's Aragon24-Jan-11 4:36
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