Visual Studio Express 2012 for Desktop

Visual Studio Express 2012 for Desktop

Windows Desktop applications are the traditional Windows client applications that run as standalone executable and perform some tasks. Visual Studio 2012 Express provides an edition to build Windows desktop applications.

Today, there are two technologies to build Windows Desktop applications – Windows Forms and WPF. C# Corner has hundreds of articles, tutorials and code samples on both of these technologies.

Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows 8 allows developers to build Windows 8 apps that can be deployed to the Windows Store and downloaded by Windows 8 users.

Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 Express editions are free editions of Visual Studio 2012 with full features to build applications.

  • Express 2012 editions come in 5 flavors
  • Visual Studio Express 2012 for Web
  • Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows 8
  • Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Desktop
  • Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Phone
  • Visual Studio Express 2012 Team Foundation Server

If you have Visual Studio 2012 Professional, Premium or Ultimate installed on the computer, the Visual Studio Express for Web shortcut won't appear. Instead, start your Visual Studio instance as usual and then create Windows Phone SDK 8.0 projects using the installed Windows Phone templates.

System Requirements

Visual Studio Express 2012 for Web is supported on Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows 8 Professional or higher, 64-bit operating systems only. You must have a 1.6 GHz or faster processor, 1 GB of RAM, and 4 GB of available hard disk space.

Visual Studio Express 2012 for Desktop

Visual Studio Express 2012 for Desktop allows Windows desktop developers to build desktop applications using Windows Forms, WPF and Win 32 apps using C#, VB.NET and C++.

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