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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)

ATL836.3283 votes, 6.32%
Cocoa181.3718 votes, 1.37%
Delphi534.0353 votes, 4.03%
Java1057.99105 votes, 7.99%
MFC29722.60297 votes, 22.60%
Qt705.3370 votes, 5.33%
Silverlight1047.91104 votes, 7.91%
VB61098.30109 votes, 8.30%
Win3229422.37294 votes, 22.37%
Windows Forms75257.23752 votes, 57.23%
WPF36127.47361 votes, 27.47%
Other755.7175 votes, 5.71%
I don't develop desktop applications705.3370 votes, 5.33%
Respondents were allowed to choose more than one answer; totals may not add up to 100%

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Steve Echols26-Jan-11 11:03
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GeneralJava Pin
ed welch24-Jan-11 11:40
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GeneralWhy Silverlight? Pin
Pete O'Hanlon24-Jan-11 9:51
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GeneralRe: Why Silverlight? Pin
Mycroft Holmes24-Jan-11 19:23
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GeneralRe: Why Silverlight? Pin
Pete O'Hanlon25-Jan-11 0:02
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GeneralRe: Why Silverlight? Pin
Mycroft Holmes25-Jan-11 16:21
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GeneralRe: Why Silverlight? Pin
Josh Smith26-Jan-11 7:27
mvpJosh Smith26-Jan-11 7:27 
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'Hanlon26-Jan-11 23:22
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GeneralLooks like MAX people are still using Win Forms and MFC... Pin
Kunal_Chowdhury24-Jan-11 7:56
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GeneralQt since 2008 [modified] Pin
John M. Drescher24-Jan-11 3:10
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GeneralWin32 + ATL + WTL Pin
Nemanja Trifunovic24-Jan-11 2:04
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GeneralRe: Win32 + ATL + WTL Pin
Anna-Jayne Metcalfe25-Jan-11 2:09
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GeneralWeb Applications (PHP) Pin
Chris Maunder24-Jan-11 1:46
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d@nish 24-Jan-11 2:42
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OriginalGriff24-Jan-11 2:42
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Yusuf24-Jan-11 11:04
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Mladen Jankovic25-Jan-11 12:31
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GeneralRe: Web Applications (PHP) Pin
Sandeep Mewara26-Jan-11 8:31
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GeneralWPF Pin
RugbyLeague24-Jan-11 0:52
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GeneralWin32 Pin
Henry Minute24-Jan-11 0:47
mvpHenry Minute24-Jan-11 0:47 
GeneralNot developing desktop application Pin
That's Aragon23-Jan-11 18:09
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GeneralRe: Not developing desktop application Pin
DaveAuld23-Jan-11 20:16
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That's Aragon23-Jan-11 23:31
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That's Aragon24-Jan-11 3:36
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