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A '''Desktop Application''' is a thick-client program which is coded in a specific programming language and compiled into an executable [[file]] which can be easily run by an end-user to achieve a given result (for example: manipulating data, playing a video game, creating a chart or report, etc...).
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A '''Desktop Application''' is a thick-client program which is coded in a specific programming language and compiled into an executable [[file]] which can be easily run by an end-user to achieve a given result (for example: manipulating data, playing a video game, creating a chart or report, etc...) via a User Interface.
  
  
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== Tools ==
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* Spoon - Use Your (Desktop) Apps Anywhere: http://spoon.net/ (runs in cloud)
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=== Extended Desktop ===
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Whether you are running a [[PC]] or [[Mac]], it is possible to extend your desktop onto a number of other monitors, screens or other display surfaces/devices.
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* MultiMonitor TaskBar: http://www.mediachance.com/free/multimon.htm
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* 10ZiG Dual Monitor Utility: http://www.10zig.eu/monitorutility.php
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== External Links ==
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* [[wikipedia: Desktop App]]
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* How desktop apps beat websites at building large active userbases: http://andrewchenblog.com/2009/08/24/how-desktop-apps-beat-websites-at-building-large-active-userbases/
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* End of the Desktop? Google Backs WebGL: http://www.linux-mag.com/id/7764/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+LinuxMagazine+(Linux+Magazine:+Top+Stories)
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* Is HTML5 REALLY good for application developers?: http://rebuildingtheweb.com/en/is-html5-good-for-app-developers/
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* Web apps vs Desktop apps: http://valums.com/web-apps/
  
 
== See Also ==
 
== See Also ==
  
[[Web Application]]
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[[Mobile Application]] | [[Web Application]] | [[OS]] | [[Cloud Computing]] | [[Computer]] | [[Laptop]]

Latest revision as of 12:28, 20 April 2021

A Desktop Application is a thick-client program which is coded in a specific programming language and compiled into an executable file which can be easily run by an end-user to achieve a given result (for example: manipulating data, playing a video game, creating a chart or report, etc...) via a User Interface.


Tools

Extended Desktop

Whether you are running a PC or Mac, it is possible to extend your desktop onto a number of other monitors, screens or other display surfaces/devices.


External Links

See Also

Mobile Application | Web Application | OS | Cloud Computing | Computer | Laptop